Catholic Inventory: Where is Faith in Your Home?
by staff of Catechist
We see our faith expressed at home in many waysin the things we see around the house, and in the things we do. How much of your faith is in your home?
We see our faith expressed at home in many ways—in the things we see around the house, and in the things we do. How much of your faith is in your home? Put a check on the line next to the things you have or do. Then talk about what you don’t have or don’t do. Perhaps this list will give you some great ideas!
WHAT WE HAVE WHAT WE DO
_ BLESSED PALMS _ FAMILY PRAYER AT MEAL TIME
_ CROSS OR CRUCIFIX _ ATTENDING MASS TOGETHER
_ ROSARY _ FAMILY ROSARY
_ PICTURE OF JESUS _ DISCUSS THE HOMILY
_ PICTURE OF MARY _ FAMILY SERVICE PROJECTS
_ PICTURE OF THE HOLY FAMILY _ FAMILY MORNING PRAYER
_ PICTURE OF SAINT(S) _ PARENTS BLESS CHILDREN
_ BIBLE _ CHILDREN BLESS PARENTS
_ STATUE OF JESUS _ DISCUSSIONS ABOUT JESUS
_ STATUE OF MARY _ FAMILY ADVENT PRAYERS
_ HOLY WATER _ FAMILY LENT PRAYERS
_ BLESSED MEDALS _ PRAYERS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS
_ RELIGIOUS JEWELRY _ FAMILY HOUSE BLESSING
_ BLESSING WORDS _ SACRAMENT STORIES
_ STATUE OF SAINT(S) _ DOING RELIGIOUS CRAFTS
_ SACRED MUSIC/VIDEOS _ FAMILY BIBLE READING
_ PARISH BULLETIN _ FAMILY NIGHT PRAYERS
_ LITURGICAL/RELIGIOUS CALENDAR _ DISCUSSING THE GOSPEL
_ PRAYER BOOK _ TOGETHER AT RECONCILIATION
_ RELIGIOUS BOOKS _ FAMILY STATIONS OF CROSS
_ RELIGIOUS STATIONARY _ INVITING OTHERS TO MASS
_ CATHOLIC PERIODICAL(S) _ CELEBRATE PATRON SAINT(S)
_ RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS _ WATCHING RELIGIOUS TV
_ SCAPULAR _ WATCHING RELIGIOUS VIDEOS
_ FAMILY HOME ALTAR _ FAMILY BLESSINGS
IDEAS FOR WHAT WE MIGHT ADD TO OUR HOME OR BEGIN TO DO AS A CATHOLIC FAMILY: ______________________________________________________________________________________
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