The Confirmation is an important moment in any Catholic’s life, and it has to be marked accordingly. Traditionally, participants, as well as the sponsor, offer gifts to the young man who receives his Confirmation to celebrate this initiation rite. Sorry, your search returned no results. Search Suggestions: Check your spelling. Try different or generic keywords. Try fewer keywords. Include spaces between words. A birthday party is a celebration of the anniversary of the birth of the person who is being honored. The tradition started in the mid-nineteenth century but did not become popular until the mid-twentieth century.