Sunday Morning Catechism With My Daughters

Every week, on the drive to Church.

Q: Where are we going?

A: To Church.

Q: Where is Church?

A: In Heaven.

Q: When is Church?

A: The end of time.

Q: Who will we see at Church?

A: Mary, Jesus, the martyrs, the saints, the apostles, and the prophets.

Q: Who are the apostles?

A: Peter, Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James, Thaddeus, Simon, Judas, Matthias

Q: What are the virtues?

A: Faith, hope, love, wisdom, justice, courage, temperance

Q: What are the spheres?

A: Earth, air, fire, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Stellatum, Primum Mobile, Empyrean

Q: What are the fruits of the Spirit?

A: Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

Q: Where does God live?

A: Everywhere.

Q: When does God live?

A: Every time.

Q: What does God know?

A: Everything.

Q: How good is God?

A: All good.

Q: What is the most important thing you do all week?

A: Take the body and blood of Jesus.

Q: Is it more important than school?

A: Yes.

Q: Is the bread and the wine kind of like the body and blood of Jesus or is it actually the body and blood of Jesus?

A: It is actually the body and blood of Jesus.

Q: And what would you say if someone told you it wasn’t?

A: I would say, “You are wrong. It is the true body and blood of Jesus, because that is what the Orthodox Church teaches.”

Q: Why does Jesus give you His body and blood?

A: Because He is good and because He loves us.

Q: Do you love Him, too?

A: Yes. Very much.

Q: How do you love Him?

A: By doing all the things He commands.

Q: What will happen after you eat the body and blood of Jesus?

A: Jesus comes into our hearts and does all the good things we do.

Q: Does Jesus do evil things with you?

A: No.

Q: Have you asked Jesus into your hearts?

A: Many times.

Q: If you decide to get married someday, what kind of man must you marry?

A: An Orthodox man, or else he won’t come to Church with us and our children will be confused.   

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Avid indoorsman.

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