Anointed in the Spirit

Middle School and High School Confirmation Program

Anointed in the Spirit is an engaging Confirmation program that explores the deep meaning of the symbols and rituals of the Sacrament of Confirmation. It places the Rite of Confirmation as the starting point for catechesis.

The confirmation program is available for both middle school and high school students.

To see all the books in the series, click on the Components tab above.

The Subcommittee on the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has found the candidate handbook and catechist guide to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

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Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

The Candidate Handbook is an engaging approach that leads to thorough preparation for receiving and living a life anointed in the Spirit. The chapters of this book introduce the candidate to central aspects of the Confirmation liturgy and help them to explore the meaning of the sacrament. The material will help them to deepen your understanding of God’s call to you to live a life of faith and to explore the significance of being confirmed Catholic.

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Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

The Catechist Guide provides comprehensive support for catechists as they prepare the candidates for participating in, and reflecting on the sacrament. This catechist’s guide offers ten fully-designed 60- to 90-minute sessions. Sessions 1 through 8 prepare the participants to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. Sessions 9 and 10 take place after the celebration and help the newly confirmed reflect on the meaning and significance of the celebration.

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Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Jerry Goebel

Sponsors serve in a unique role. They have a special opportunity to help candidates recognize God’s loving presence in their lives and to support and encourage them as they prepare for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit they will receive at Confirmation. This guide is designed to help them in their role as sponsor and in their relationship with the young candidate for Confirmation that they are sponsoring.

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Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

The Program Director Manual features a complete overview and all the relevant components necessary for facilitating a successful program, including: an overview of Anointed in the Spirit; tips for celebrating Confirmation with students in the context of parish life; guidelines for planning your Confirmation program; models for a variety of time frames and structures; a training session for catechists; an orientation session for parents; an orientation session for sponsors and candidates; instructions for leading a liturgy planning committee.

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By Rita Burns Senseman

The Candidate Handbook has an engaging approach that leads to thorough preparation for receiving and living a life anointed in the Spirit. The chapters of this book introduce the candidate to central aspects of the Confirmation liturgy and help them to explore the meaning of the Sacrament. The material will help them to deepen their understanding of God’s call to live a life of faith and to explore the significance of being confirmed Catholic.

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By Rita Burns Senseman

The Catechist Guide provides comprehensive support for catechists as they prepare the candidates for participating in, and reflecting on the Sacrament. This catechist’s guide offers 10 fully designed 60- to 90-minute sessions. Sessions 1 through 8 prepare the participants to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. Sessions 9 and 10 take place after the celebration and help the newly confirmed reflect on the meaning and significance of the celebration.

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Sponsors serve in a unique role. They have a special opportunity to help candidates recognize God’s loving presence in their lives and to support and encourage them as they prepare for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit they will receive at Confirmation. This guide is designed to help them in their role as sponsors and in their relationship with the young candidate for Confirmation whom they are sponsoring.

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By Rita Burns Senseman

The Program Director Manual features a complete overview and all the relevant components necessary for facilitating a successful program, including: an overview of Anointed in the Spirit; tips for celebrating Confirmation with students in the context of parish life; guidelines for planning your Confirmation program; models for a variety of time frames and structures; a training session for catechists; an orientation session for parents; an orientation session for sponsors and candidates; instructions for leading a liturgy planning committee.

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Los padrinos desempeñan dos funciones específicas. Tienen una oportunidad especial de ayudar a los candidatos a reconocer la presencia amorosa de Dios en su vida y apoyar y alentarlos mientras se preparan para la infusión del Espíritu Santo que recibirán en la Confirmación. 

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Anointed in the Spirit Candidate Handbook
Anointed in the Spirit Catechist Guide
Anointed in the Spirit Sponsor Booklet
Anointed in the Spirit Program Director Manual
Anointed in the Spirit Candidate Handbook

Anointed in the Spirit Candidate Handbook

A Middle School Confirmation Program

Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

$15.95

Anointed in the Spirit Catechist Guide

A Middle School Confirmation Program

Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

$27.95

Anointed in the Spirit Sponsor Booklet

A Middle School Confirmation Program

Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Jerry Goebel

$7.95

Anointed in the Spirit Program Director Manual

A Middle School Confirmation Program

Edited by Maura Thompson Hagarty

By Rita Burns Senseman

$39.95

Anointed in the Spirit Candidate Handbook

A High School Confirmation Program

By Rita Burns Senseman

$15.95


Anointed in the Spirit Catechist Guide
Anointed in the Spirit Sponsor Booklet
Anointed in the Spirit Program Director Manual
Anointed in the Spirit Sponsor Booklet (Ungidos con el Espiritu Cuadernillo para padrinos)

Anointed in the Spirit Catechist Guide

A High School Confirmation Program

By Rita Burns Senseman

$27.95

Anointed in the Spirit Sponsor Booklet

A High School Confirmation Program

$7.95

Anointed in the Spirit Program Director Manual

A High School Confirmation Program

By Rita Burns Senseman

$39.95

$7.95