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In many Christian churches, confirmation is the rite of initiation into the church. In the Eastern churches it is conferred on infants just after they are baptized but in the West it happens later when the can think about its meaning. Usually between the ages of 11 and 16 the child stands in front the adults of the church and shows that they are knowledgeable about their religion. There are usually gifts given at this time. A confirmation gifts can be a religious gift or not, but they should commemorate the moment and be something the person will cherish in connection with becoming an adult member of a religious institution.


The usual confirmation gifts that are religious are; rosaries, crucifixes, books and bibles. You can give patron saint medals as pendants or earrings and charms. There are also patron saint statues, wall crosses, gift baskets and cards that can be given on this occasion. There is the confirmation teddy bear, pen set, watches, and keepsake boxes.

There are personalized gifts such as pillow cases, framed poems, a wall cross with the lords prayer engraved on it. For a girl there is a delicate bracelet with the ten virtues on the links and for boys there is a silver pendant, which is thick and on a leather cord and has the 23rd psalm engraved around in a circle.


There are also fun religious confirmation gifts for children like T-shirts, posters, stickers, cute cut-outs and figurines of children praying. Gifts for the god parents such as mugs that say godmothers rock, baseball caps, mouse pads, tote bags and aprons are a good idea even if the child doesn’t think of it, you can. There are also hoodies with saint’s names and key chains.


Rosaries make perfect confirmation gifts. There are special rosaries with different colored wooden beads for children as well as rosaries especially made for girls and boys. For girls there are pearl-like beads and beautiful colored glass beads that will attract the child to pray. For boys there are rustic wooden beads and heavy metal crucifixes that look trendy. A bible makes a good confirmation gift with leather covers as well as cross pendants. There are delicate designs for girls and heavy ones for boys. A keepsake box, glass for a girl, wood for a boy, a wall hanging of the Lord’s Prayer of Twenty-third Psalm and there are snow globes and music boxes that have religious themes.


Non-religious confirmation gifts include, money, gift certificates, jewelry with birthstones or signs of the zodiac, a bicycle or skate board, board games, magazine subscriptions and craft ideas. You can give any gift that will make the child happy and remind him or her of the special day. When a child in confirmed into the Church it is an important day for the whole family as well as the child. You can make a party on that day and give everyone a small gift so there is the feeling of unity and support as the young person starts his or her journey of faith.



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    Confirmation gifts
    Sometime between the ages of 11 and 16 a child in the Christian faith has a confirmation, which is a rite of initiation into his or her family church.
    Published: Wednesday 13 October, 2010
    Catholic Confirmation Gifts For A Variety of Honorees
    For many teenagers, Confirmation is a very important time in their lives but not just because they will get Catholic confirmation gifts. Confirmation is the process by which a young person makes a commitment to the Catholic Church, to be devout and an active member.
    Published: Thursday 26 August, 2010
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