Confirmation Sponsor Gift Ideas

The role of a Confirmation sponsor does not end with the ceremony; rather it is a lifelong spiritual friendship, one where the sponsor is a faith filled mentor. It’s a great honor to be chosen as a Confirmation sponsor and many confirmands like to give their sponsor a gift in gratitude for the sponsor’s commitment.

Since the relationship of the Sponsor to the candidate is one of spiritual mentorship, a good Confirmation sponsor gifts reflects this special bond. A bible, frame, rosary or medal featuring a dove are all good choices.A wide selection of great gifts is available here. Some of the gifts are Confirmation themed, but some of the gifts are just really cool items that we know they’re going to love.

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When looking for Confirmation sponsor gift ideas keep in mind the symbols of the sacrament and the nature of the relationship between the Confirmation Sponsor and the Confirmation Candidate.

The primary symbols associated with Confirmation are related to the Holy Spirit which is typically portrayed as a dove. Also relevant are seven rays or tongues of fire, representing the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit and the Decent of the Holy spirit upon the Apostles on Pentecost.

With regards to sponsors paragraph 1311 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church tell us that “Candidates for Confirmation, as for Baptism, fittingly seek the spiritual help of a sponsor. To emphasize the unity of the two sacraments, it is appropriate that this be one of the baptismal godparents.”