First Holy Communion Questions 

 First Holy Communion Questions 

 
1.) What is a sacrament?
A sacrament is an outward sign made by Christ to give grace.
 
2.) Name the seven sacraments.
Baptism, Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist, Confirmation, Holy Matrimony, Holy Orders, Anointing of the sick.
3.) What sacrament do you want to receive? First Holy Eucharist
 
4.) What is the Eucharist?
The Eucharist is the sacrament of the real Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.
 
5.) When did Jesus give us the Eucharist? Jesus gave us the sacrament of the Eucharist at the Last Supper
 
6.) At the Last Supper, what did Jesus do with the bread and wine?
At the Last Supper, Jesus changed the bread and wine into His Body and Blood
 
. 7.) Why can priests today change the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus?
Jesus gave this power to His Apostles and they gave it to the bishops and priests who came after them.
 
8.) How can a priest change the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ?
When a man becomes a priest, he receives the power from Jesus to change the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus. Jesus first gave the power to His disciples when He said, at the Last Supper, “Do this in memory of Me”
 
9. When do the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus? The bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus when the priest says the words of Jesus: “This is My Body and “This is the cup of My Blood” over the bread and wine during the prayer of Consecration.
 
10.) What words must a priest say at Mass for the bread to become the Body of Christ? “This is My Body”
 
11.) What words must a priest say at Mass for the wine to become the Blood of Christ? “This is the cup of My Blood.”
 
12.) After the prayer consecrating the Eucharist, is it still bread and wine? After the prayer of consecration, it is no longer bread and wine. It is Jesus really and truly present in the Eucharist.
 
13.) What is it called when the bread and wine are changed into the Body and Blood of Jesus? Transubstantiation.
 
14.) What is necessary to receive Holy Communion? To receive Holy Communion you must; 1. be in the grace of God 2. believe it is Jesus you’re going to receive 3. fast for 1 hour
 
15.) Why is Holy Communion a special gift from God? Holy Communion is a special gift from God because, in Communion, Jesus Himself comes to live in us.
 
16.) What is Mass? The Mass is the sacrifice of Jesus on the Cross, and the gift of Himself in the Eucharist.
 
17.) What happens during Mass? During the Mass, Jesus comes to earth in the Eucharist. We remember the Last Supper, His sacrifice, and His death on the Cross.
 
18.) Why is the Mass offered to God? The Mass is offered to God to worship Him, to thank Him, to make up for our sins, and to ask for His help.
 
19.) What does Eucharist mean? Eucharist is a Greek word which means Thanksgiving.
 
20.) Why has Christ given Himself to us in the Holy Eucharist? Christ has given Himself to us in the Holy Eucharist to be the life and food of our souls.
 
21.) How can we participate in the Mass? During Mass, we sing hymns, listen to the Word of God in the readings and in the priest’s homily, we offer ourselves in union with Jesus to the Father, and receive our Lord in the Holy Eucharist.
 
22.) What is the Liturgy of the Word? The Liturgy of the Word is the first main part of the Mass when we listen to God’s Word from the readings in the Bible.
 
23.) What is the Gospel? The Good News of Jesus Christ read from the Bible by the priest at Mass.
 
24.) Tell a Gospel story from the Bible, that talks about the Eucharist. Example: The Last Supper (Matthew 26:26-30, Mark 14:22-26, Luke 22:14-20) or Bread of Life (John 6:22-59)
 
25.) Who is the Bread of Life? Jesus
 
26.) What did Jesus promise to those who eat the Bread of Life? That they will live forever.
 
27.) What is the second main part of the Mass called? The second main part of Mass is called the Liturgy of the Eucharist. This is when the Priest prays the Eucharistic Prayer. The priest does and says what Jesus did and said at the Last Supper.
 
28.) What is the Eucharistic Prayer? The great prayer of thanksgiving for the gift of Jesus in the Eucharist.
 
29.) Who is the Lamb of God? Jesus is the Lamb of God.
 
30.) What does the Lamb of God do? He takes away the sins of the world. Responses to Mass prayers:
 
31.) Penitential Rite Is when we ask forgiveness from God and one another for the times we have sinned. We Say: I confess to almighty God, and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done, and in what I have failed to do: (We strike our breast 3 times during the next two lines) through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault; therefore I ask blessed Mary, ever-Virgin, all the Angels and Saints, and to you, my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God.