Rite of Confirmation

Opening Rite

  • Processional
  • Greeting and Introduction
  • Penitential Rite or Sprinkling Rite
  • Glory to God
  • Opening Prayer

Liturgy of the Word

  • First Reading (Old Testament)
  • Psalm Response
  • Second Reading (New Testament)
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Gospel

Rite of Confirmation

  • Presentation of the Candidates
  • Homily Renewal of Baptismal Promises
  • Imposition of Hands
  • The Anointing
  • Washing of Hands
  • General Intercessions

Liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Preparation of the Gifts
  • Preface Acclamation (Holy, Holy)
  • Memorial Acclamation
  • Great Amen
  • The Lord’s Prayer

Communion Rite

  • Fraction Rite
  • Communion
  • Meditation after Communion
  • Closing Prayer

Blessing

Dismissal