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additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it

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a ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism

a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church

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While frequent informal get-togethers between mentor and confirmand are encouraged and important to the relationship, it is often difficult for the pairs to schedule these discussion times.
In the case of confirmation, there is a special prayer that seeks the Holy Spirit's strengthening of the confirmand for his/her participation in the mission of the church:
One year I got a confirmand to make an Ascension altar hanging with old watered-down latex paint in sunset/sunrise colors and a leaping/rising figure in outline.
Candidates for confirmation are typically in their early or middle teens, and it is most often the local parish priest/pastor (sometimes in collaboration with a catechist or other lay members of the congregation) who prepares the confirmands through a process of formation intended to deepen their understanding of, and engagement with, their Christian faith.
He writes to family members about his ecumenical travels abroad and his challenging work with confirmands from poor, working class families in north Berlin (74-75, 109-10).
Two of its young confirmands, brothers ages 13 and 16, have autism, one severely, the other moderately.
Niedergeses told me that he got a list of all of the confirmands in the diocese and sent each one an individual letter.