What are the essential words for the sacrament of Confirmation?

I was confirmed in a private ceremony. The celebrant anointed me with chrism and said the words “Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit”. Elsewhere I have seen the form “Name, be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit”. Is the confirmation valid without my name being spoken?


1300 The essential rite of the sacrament follows. In the Latin rite, “the sacrament of Confirmation is conferred through the anointing with chrism on the forehead, which is done by the laying on of the hand, and through the words: ‘Accipe signaculum doni Spiritus Sancti’ [Be sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit.].”

The saying of the name is not absolutely essential for validity.

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