ST. EDWARD’S CONFIRMATION QUESTIONS
 

  1. What is the weekend Mass schedule at your parish?

  2. List the times the sacrament of reconciliation is regularly offered at your parish.

  3. List the name and time of another religious service (besides Mass) that is held in your parish each week?

  4. When are the weekly Masses celebrated in your parish?

  5. What is required in your parish to be a lector?

  6. What is required in your parish to be a Eucharistic minister?

  7. Give the full name of the bishop in your diocese. Where does he live?

  8. List at least three parish organizations in your parish and the work done by each.

  9. Write the Hail Mary, neatly and with correct spelling.

  10. Write the Our Father, neatly and with correct spelling.

  11. Write the Sign of the Cross.

  12. Write the Ten Commandments.

  13. What are the two “great commandments” that contain the whole law of God? (Mk 12:28-31)

  14. Who is your patron Saint (The Saint you are named after)? Tell something about their lives and work.

  15. What is the name of your diocesan newspaper?

  16. Give the name of the Catholic bookstore in your area.

  17. What does it mean to tithe?

  18. List the Corporal Works of Mercy?

  19. List the Spiritual Works of Mercy?

  20. What are the Precepts of the Church?

  21. What are some other important precepts of the Church?

  22. That is the meaning of the word catholic?

  23. Write the eight beatitudes (see Mt. 5)

  24. List the Stations of the Cross.

  25. What are the Seven Sacraments?

  26. Who can administer the sacrament of baptism?

  27. What conditions must parents fulfill in order to have their child baptized?

  28. What are the responsibilities of the baptismal sponsor?

  29. What are the requirements of being a sponsor (godparent) at a Catholic baptism?

  30. What is meant by the seal of confession?

  31. Give two other common names for the sacrament of reconciliation.

  32. What do you do when you go to confession? Give a step-by-step description.

  33. What is required to receive Holy Communion worthily?

How should a person prepare to receive Holy Communion?

What should one do immediately after receiving?

  1. What is meant by the theological term transubstantiation?

  2. Can a Catholic receive communion at a non-Catholic service? Can a non-Catholic receive communion at a Catholic mass?

  3. What are the Sacraments of Initiation?

  4. What is required for worthy reception of confirmation?

  5. What is Confirmation?

  6. What is a Sacrament?

  7. What are the outward signs of the Sacrament of Confirmation?

  8. When did Jesus institute the Sacrament of Confirmation?

  9. What are the graces offered in Confirmation?

  10. What are the chief powers that are given to us with sanctifying grace?

  11. Who administers the sacrament of matrimony?

  12. What is the Catholic position on divorce and remarriage? How is divorce different from annulment?

  13. How is the sacrament of anointing the sick celebrated?

  14. When should the sacrament of anointing be received?

  15. What help does the sick person receive from the sacraments of anointing?

  16. What is required to receive holy orders in the Roman Catholic Church today?

  17. What special graces and powers does a priest receive through the sacrament of holy orders?

  18. Who administers the sacrament of Holy Orders?

  19. What is the vow of Celibacy?

  20. What are the four marks of the church?

  21. What are the two main parts of the mass? What takes place during each?

  22. Put these parts of Mass in sequential order.

Prayer over the gifts First Reading Sign of Peace Gospel

Consecration Communion Holy, Holy, Holy Dismissal

Our Father Homily Penitential Eucharistic Prayer

  1. List the five joyful mysteries of the rosary and what days of the week they are prayed.

  2. List the five sorrowful mysteries of the rosary and what days of the week they are prayed.

  3. List the five glorious mysteries of the rosary and what days of the week they are prayed.

  4. List the five mysteries of the light of the rosary and what days of the week they are prayed.

  5. Who was the pope who convened Vatican Council II?

  6. Who was the pope who closed Vatican II?

  7. What date was Vatican Council II convened?

What is one doctrine that came from that council?

  1. List the popes of the twentieth and twenty-first century and the years of their papacy. List a significant fact about at least 3 of the Popes.

  2. What is meant by Infallibility? Under what conditions are the teachings of the pope considered infallible?

  3. Describe each of these church structures:

  1. Describe each of these roles or positions in the church:

  1. In what three languages were the books of the Bible first written?

  2. Which English translation(s) of the bible is used in official Catholic liturgies?

  3. Names the twelve apostles.

  4. Identify each of these Old Testament characters:

  1. Identify each of these New Testament characters:

  1. Define these biblical terms:

  1. When is Advent celebrated? What special prayers and practice are associated with Advent?

  2. When is Lent celebrated? What special prayers and practice are associated with Lent?

  3. What are holy days of obligations?

  4. Identify each of these Holy Days of the church. Tell when each is celebrated and what it celebrates:

  1. Identify each of these feasts days of the church. Tell when each is celebrated and what it celebrates:

  1. What is the distinction between the virgin birth and the Immaculate Conception?

  2. What is fasting?

  3. What is abstinence? What are the rules governing abstinence in your diocese?

  4. Where do you find the letters INRI? What do they stand for?

  5. What is the official teaching of the church regarding artificial birth control?

  6. What is the official teaching of the church regarding premarital sexual intercourse?

  7. What are the three vows taken by men and women religious? What does each vow mean?

  8. Does a wedding Mass on a Saturday afternoon fulfill the Sunday Mass obligation?

  9. A funeral Mass on a Saturday morning?

  10. Name the six different colors of vestments that can be worn at Mass? For what kind of feast or season is each color worn?

  11. Define:

  1. Tell something significant about each of these Christian leaders:

Francis of Assisi

St. Therese of Lisienx

Bishop O’Rourke

Mother Teresa

Augustine

  1. On the picture, correctly identify the following items: (a)Ciborium, (b)Sacramentary, (c)Paten, (d)Corporal, (e)Hosts, (f)Chalice , (g)Stole, (h)Chasuble and (i)Purificator.

 

Updated 8/2010

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