Wednesday, 6 July 2016

The Catholic Church Alone. The One True Church of Christ. Part 101.

SIX VOLUMES IN ONE
BY THE DISTINGUISHED EXPONENTS OF CATHOLICISM
REV. HENRY DODRIDGE, D. D.
REV. HENRY EDWARD MANNING, D. D.
REV. F. LEWIS, of Granada
REV. STEPHEN KEENAN
REV. BERNARD VAUGHAN, S. J.
REV. THOMAS N. BURKE, O. P.


Q. Which are the ceremonies, and the signification of them, in the sacrament of confirmation ?

A. Anointing with oil denotes that it gives strength to profess the faith, and makes a person a perfect Christian. A stroke on the cheek signifies the persecution he is to undergo and endure. The imposition of hands signifies the overflowing of the Holy Ghost.