What two words make up the word confirmatio?
con, or with; fimare, or to firm/strengthen
What is the matter?
the chrism used to anoint; a mixture of olive oil and balm
What is oil a sign of?
strength and healing
What is the form?
Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit
Who is the ordinary minister?
the bishop, except in special circumstances when a bishop gives a priest permission
What are the three meanings of spirit?
spoken word, breath, and wind
How does the OT refer to Confirmation?
prophets continually spoke about the anointed one to come; the Messiah who would outpour the Holy Spirit upon the People
Which book in the New Testament references to Confirmation?
Acts of the Apostles
"Then God said, 'Let there be light,' and there was light" is an example of which meaning of spirit?
"The Lord God formed man out of the clay of the ground and blew into his nostrils the breath of life, so man became a living being" is an example of which meaning of spirit?
"...the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters" is an example of which meaning of spirit?