Sent Forth in the Spirit:
A Confirmation Text for Adults
by Patricia Mann, Ph.D.
The adult candidate for the Sacrament of Confirmation
has unique catechetical needs. These candidates are already
Catholic, so a catechumenate process for converts is not a
good fit for them. The candidates need a specific preparation
program for Confirmation, but they certainly should not be
placed in a class designed for children and adolescents.
Sent Forth in the Spirit addresses this critical adult need.
Dr. Patricia Mann designed each chapter of the textbook to
offer a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith which the
candidates already profess. In twelve succinct, meaty, but
easy-to-read chapters, the text covers God and the
sacraments, the Mass, morality, spirituality, Mary, the saints,
This book is also available en español.