Of The Sacrament Of Confirmation (TWELVE ARTICLES)
We have now to consider the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Concerning this there are twelve points of inquiry:
A Whether Confirmation is a sacrament?
A Its matter;
A Whether it is essential to the sacrament that the chrism should have been previously consecrated by a bishop?
A Its form;
A Whether it imprints a character?
A Whether the character of Confirmation presupposes the character of Baptism?
A Whether it bestows grace?
A Who is competent to receive this sacrament?
A In what part of the body?
A Whether someone is required to stand for the person to be confirmed?
A Whether this sacrament is given by bishops only?
A Of its rite.