The Sacrament of Confirmation
Confirmation, together with Baptism and Eucharist, form the Sacraments of Initiation that are all intimately connected. In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ.
~United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
What is Confirmation?
How does Resurrection handle Confirmation?
Confirmation completes the grace received in Baptism and is the final Sacrament of Initiation. Through confirmation, the baptized are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strengthening of the Holy Spirit. The confirmed receive a full outpouring of the Holy Spirit as was granted to the Apostles on the day of Pentecost (Catechism 1285, 1302; Acts 2:1-12).
The Sacrament of Confirmation (Catechism, 1303):
Further strengthens our relationship with God our Father
Firmly unites us to Christ
Increases the gifts of the Holy Spirit
Makes us an adult member in the Church
Gives us strength to spread and defend the faith
The Confirmed are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged
to spread and defend the faith by word and deed (Catechism 1285).