There are two main categories of
Roman Catholic saints: martyrs and confessors. A
Christian martyr is regarded as one who is put to death
for his Christian faith or convictions. Confessors are
Roman Catholic Saints who died natural deaths.
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Confirmation - A Major Life event!
Confirmation is a religious rite which is supplemental
to baptism, by which a person is admitted to the full
privileges of the Church.
Names for Girls
Names for Boys
Special confirmation names are chosen in many English
and German speaking countries for a person being
confirmed in the Roman Catholic Church (and some
Anglican dioceses). It is customary to adopt the name of
a saint as a protector and a guide. Saint's names
adopted as confirmation names are often used in
conjunction with the middle name, but Confirmation names
are without effect in civil law, unless, the appropriate
legal routes are followed.
Confirmation Names - the Names of Catholic Saints
Confirmation names are usually taken from the name of a
Catholic saint and are chosen by the person to be
confirmed. The term 'Saint' is used to describe a person
who is perceived of being an example of great holiness
and virtue and considered capable of interceding with
God on behalf of a person who prayed to them. A saint is
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by
canonization. The Roman Catholic Church has an official
process for creating saints.
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considering names for Confirmation!
A fully comprehensive list of Confirmation Names for
both boys and girls have been detailed on the following
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