|The Sanctifying Function of the Church » The Sacraments » The Sacrament of Confirmation » The celebration of confirmation|
|§1. The sacrament of confirmation is conferred by the anointing of chrism on the forehead, which is done by the imposition of the hand and through the words prescribed in the approved liturgical books.
§2. The chrism to be used in the sacrament of confirmation must be consecrated by a bishop even if a presbyter administers the sacrament.
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