Q. 1. What are the effects of Confirmation. I mean what happens when one receives that Sacrament?
A. 1. The Sacrament of Confirmation increases sanctifying grace, gives its special sacramental grace, and imprints a lasting character on the soul.
The sacramental grace of Confirmation helps us to live our faith loyally and to profess it courageously. It gives us strength to profess our faith even under difficulties and persecutions and to give good example to others.
The character of Confirmation is a spiritual and indelible sign which marks the Christian as a soldier in the army of Christ. The character of Confirmation gives power to fight spiritually with Christ and for Christ against the enemies of the Faith.