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Thread: Confirmation Names
July 19th, 2013 03:25 AM #11
Didn't quite get this far in Catholicism, but for the name part of it I think Bernadette goes really well with your name, even if it is a tad over-the-top. Therese is a much more modest choice (name style wise) and flows just as well; 'Gemma' is too close to the 'Becca' in your first name for it to work for me though.
Unfortunately, I'm not well-versed in saints; I was not a very attentive Catholic. Hope I helped out anyway.I'm not feeling incredibly profound at the moment. Check back later.
July 19th, 2013 04:58 AM #13Senior Member
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Why don't you look at this Catholic saints site? It's a pretty good resource to help with names and more importantly gives a brief biography of them.
Saints & Angels - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online* 5 easy ways to judge a baby name
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July 19th, 2013 07:48 AM #15
Mine is Charity.
I'm not a practicing Catholic anymore though, I now attend a non-denominational church, so I have no cause to use it these days.⋆ Margaret Mary ⋆
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July 19th, 2013 01:20 PM #17
Welcome to Catholicism! It is very hard picking a confirmation Saint. I picked St. Thérèse for myself, and my mother picked St. Bernadette, so of course I love them both. And St. Gemma was great too : ) Someone else already mentioned St. Eulalia (I just discovered her). I would like to add, by the way, that you can pick both male and female Saints, it's not restricted to your specific gender. My sister picked St. Sebastian.Jules Balthasar Edmund-Percy Raphael Johannes-Bram Ignatius Arthur
Marguerite Aliénor-Geneviève Paloma ﻦ Elisabet Ombeline-Antonia Mercédès