In the Old Testament, only three types of people were anointed: priests, prophets, and kings. Christ, the Anointed One Himself, fulfills these three roles to the fullest in the munus triplex (triple office). In our baptismal anointing, we are brought into this munus triplex. We are called to live these three offices in Christ.
"What do you stand for?" That was the question that Bishop Robert Barron put to the Confirmandees who had gathered to “be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit.” It’s a good question for anyone to ask themselves. What do I stand for? ____________ Confirmation Make firm In Confirmation, the Bishop invokes the Holy … Continue reading Confirmation