The sponsor will present the candidate with a Spirit Band with one of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit engraved on it at the Service of Light. The candidate will also present the sponsor with a specially designed bookmark to thank them for making their commitment. (See “Bookmarks Page” click here)

The Gifts of the Spirit are as follows:

Courage – to stand up and be strong

Knowledge – to know right from wrong

Wisdom – help us to love people more than things

Understanding – to follow God’s way

Reverence – help us to love God as Jesus did

Right Judgement – help us decide how to act in difficult circumstances

Wonder and Awe in God’s Presence – to be always awed by the mighty wonders of our God

Above are Confirmation candidates showing their “Spirit Bands”