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on Confirmation

Ephraim the Syrian For the Feast of the Epiphany (Resp.--Christ with chrism, lo! lie is sealing the newborn lambs in His flock!) par 1 (306-373 ad)
Christ and chrism are conjoined; the secret with the visible is mingled: the chrism anoints visibly,--Christ seals secretly, the lambs newborn and spiritual, the prize of His twofold victory; for He engendered it of the chrism, and He gave it birth of the water.

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