Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Pope Francis: Confirmation gives us the strength to defend the faith



VATICAN CITY – In his Wednesday audience, Pope Francis reflected on the sacrament of Confirmation, explaining to Christians that this sacrament is intrinsically linked to their Baptism, and fortifies their relationship with the Church.

“[Confirmation] unites us more firmly to Christ,” the Pope said in his Jan. 29 general audience. “It strengthens our relationship with the Church, and it gives us a special strength from the Holy Spirit to defend the faith, and confess the name of Christ.”

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