Why saints names for Confirmation?

Can you give me a simple explanation as to why we chose a saints name at Confirmation? I need to explain it to someone but am having a hard time putting it into words. :slight_smile:

Hi Chieff,

We choose a name when we receive the sacrament of Confirmation so that we have a patron saint of our own choosing to pray for us as we face the challenges to our faith that come with adult life.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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