Posted by: Joe of St. Thérèse | October 10, 2009

Review for Confirmation I answer key

Review Catechesis Answer Key

  1. What is God?

God is mystery. He is Trinity. One God, Three Persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

  1. What is the purpose of life?

To serve God in this life as to be happy with him in the next.

  1. What are the 10 Commandments?

  1. Thou shall not have any god’s before me
  2. Thou shall not take the name of the Lord in vain
  3. Remember to keep the Lord’s day Holy
  4. Honor your Father and Mother
  5. Thou shall not commit Adultery
  6. Thou shall not murder
  7. Thou shall not steal
  8. Thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor
  9. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor’s wife
  10. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor’s goods

  1. What are the 3 Theological Virtues?

  1. Faith
  2. Hope
  3. Charity

  1. What are the 4 Cardinal Virtues?

  1. Prudence
  2. Temperance
  3. Fortitude
  4. Justice

  1. What are the 7 deadly sins?

  1. Pride
  2. Greed
  3. Lust
  4. Anger
  5. Gluttony
  6. Envy
  7. Sloth

  1. What are the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit?

  1. Wisdom
  2. Understanding
  3. Counsel
  4. Fortitude
  5. Knowledge
  6. Piety
  7. Fear of the Lord

  1. What are the Spiritual and Corporal works of mercy?

  1. Spiritual Works of Mercy

i. To counsel the doubtful

ii. To instruct the ignorant

iii. To admonish the sinner

iv. To comfort the sorrowful

v. To forgive all injuries

vi. To bear wrongs patiently

vii. To pray for the living and the dead

  1. Corporal works of Mercy

  1. i. To feed the hungry

    ii. To give drink to the thirsty

    iii. To clothe the naked

    iv. To shelter the homeless

    v. To visit the sick

    vi. To visit the imprisoned

    vii. To bury the dead

  1. What are the 7 Sacraments?

  1. Baptism
  2. Confirmation
  3. Penance (Confession)
  4. Holy Communion
  5. Holy Orders
  6. Holy Matrimony
  7. Extreme Unction (Anointing of the Sick)

  1. What is the definition of a Sacrament

A Sacrament is an outward sign of God’s grace instituted by Christ, ordered by God, through the merits of the Cross

  1. What are the 4 Marks of the Church?

  1. One
  2. Holy
  3. Catholic
  4. Apostolic

  1. What are the 12 fruits of the Holy Spirit

a. Charity

b. Joy

c. Peace

d. Patience

e. Benignity

f. Goodness

g. Longanimity

h. Mildness

i. Faith

j. Modesty

k. Continency

l. Chastity

  1. What are the conditions for a sin to be mortal?

  1. grave matter
  2. full knowledge
  3. deliberate consent

  1. What are the precepts of the Church?

  1. Assist at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation
  2. To go to the Sacrament of Confession once a year
  3. To receive Holy Communion during Eastertide
  4. To observe the days of abstinence and penance
  5. To give to the Church financially in one’s own ability and state in life
  6. Obey the Marriage laws of the Church
  1. What are the Holy Days of Obligation for the United States?

  1. Mary, Mother of God (Jan 1)
  2. Ascension (9 days before Pentecost)
  3. Assumption of the BVM (Aug 15)
  4. All Saints Day (Nov 1)
  5. Immaculate Conception (Dec 8)
  6. Christmas (Dec 25)

  1. What is the Immaculate Conception?

The belief that Mary was conceived without Original Sin.

  1. What are the 3 Parts of the Church?

  1. Church Triumphant (Church in Heaven)
  2. Church Militant (Church on Earth)
  3. Church Suffering (Church in Purgatory)

  1. What are the sources of the Church’s authority?

  1. Sacred Tradition
  2. Sacred Scripture
  3. Living Magisterium

  1. What are the names of the 12 Apostles’?

  1. Peter
  2. Andrew
  3. James the greater
  4. John
  5. Bartholomew
  6. Matthew
  7. Thomas
  8. Simon
  9. James the lesser
  10. Philip
  11. Jude Thaddeus
  12. Judas Iscariot

  1. What are the names of the 4 Gospel Writers?

  1. Matthew
  2. Mark
  3. Luke
  4. John
  1. How many books are in the Bible


  1. What are the 4 last things?

  1. Death
  2. Judgement
  3. Heaven
  4. Hell
  1. What is the Holy Eucharist?

The Body, Blood, Soul, Divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

  1. Who forgives you of your sins in Confession?

God, the priest acts in persona Christi

  1. State the Our Father in English

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.

  1. State the Hail Mary in English

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee, blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

  1. State the Glory Be in English

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit as it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be world without end.

  1. What makes up the hierarchy of the Church?

  1. Pope
  2. Cardinals
  3. Archbishops
  4. Bishops
  5. Priests
  6. Deacons

  1. Who is the current successor of St. Peter

Pope Benedict XVI

  1. Who are the Bishops successors of?

The Bishops are successors of the Apostles’

  1. How many forms of the Mass are there?

  1. Ordinary Form (Novus Ordo)
  2. Extraordinary Form (Tridentine Mass)

  1. What is the Language of the Church



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