CATECHETICAL CONTEST ON EUCHARIST (Scoring Paper)
***112 Q: What is the relationship of Christians to the Trinity?
5 Points: A: Christians are
2 Points: baptized
3 Points: "in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit".
***113 Q: What does the Sign of the Cross at the
beginning of the Mass
remind us of?
5 Points: A: The Sign of the Cross at the beginning of the Mass reminds us of
***114 Q: We read in Mt 2:18-20 Jesus approached
and said to them, "All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go,
therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the
Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all
that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of
What did our Risen Lord Jesus give to his Church, that is, to all of us?
5 Points: A: Our Risen Lord Jesus gave
3 Points: the missionary mandate to his Church,
2 Points: that is, to all of us.
***115 Q: Why this missionary mandate is also called the universal mission of the Church?
15 Points: A: This missionary mandate
5 Points: is also called the universal mission of the Church
5 Points: because the Church has to try to preach the Gospel
5 Points: to make disciples of all nations.
***116 Q: How are we reminded of this universal mission at the end of the Mass?
10 Points: A: At the end of the Mass,
3 Points: we are reminded of our universal mission
2 Points: by the dismissal rite,
5 Points: for instance: Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord.
***117 Q: Why is the Church called "Catholic"?
15 Points: A:
2 Points: The Compendium of CCC (or C.of CCC for short) #166 answers for us:
3 Points: The Church is catholic, that is universal,
5 Points: insofar as Christ is present in her...
3 Points: The Church... is sent out by Christ on a mission
2 Points: to the whole of the human race.
***118 Q: Why is the Church called Catholic, or universal, insofar as Christ is present in her?
15 Points: A: C.of CCC #74 teaches:
5 Points: God "desires all men to be saved and to come to the
knowledge of the truth" (quoted from 1 Timothy 2:4),
1 Points: that is, of Jesus Christ.
3 Points: And in #591, the Compendium goes on: ... For this Jesus came: to perfectly fulfill the saving will of his Father.
3 Points: So, we firmly believe the mission of Jesus Christ, sent by the Father in the Spirit, is to save the whole of the human race; that means the mission of JC is "catholic", "universal".
4 Points: Having JC present in her and receiving from Him the universal missionary mandate, the Church becomes "catholic" in her universal or catholic mission.
***119 Q: What does the grace of Baptism give us here on earth?
5 Points: A: By the grace of Baptism,
3 Points: we are called to share in the life of the Blessed Trinity,
2 Points: here on earth.
***120 Q: We are given to share in the life of
the Blessed Trinity, in the
Mass, in the obscurity of faith. What that means?
10 Points: A: We are given to share in the life of the Blessed Trinity, in the Mass, in the obscurity of faith. That means,
5 Points: despite the obscurity of the liturgical symbols
2 Points: or signs,
3 Points: if we believe God is calling us to share in His life, then we really receive that grace from Him.
***121 Q: In the liturgy, what is the goal of the gestures and posture of the priest, the deacon, and the ministers, as well as those of the assembly?
5 Points: A: In the liturgy, the goal of the gestures and posture of the
priest, the deacon, and the ministers, as well as those of the assembly, is to
foster the participation of all.
***122 Q: What is the aim of a well-planned celebration?
15 Points: A: A well-planned celebration
5 Points: leads to a conscious, active, and full participation of the
5 Points: both in body and in mind,
5 Points: a participation burning with faith, hope, and charity.
***123 Q: What is the right and duty of the Christian people, by reason of their Baptism, regarding Liturgy?
5 Points: A: The right and duty of the Christian people, by reason of their
Baptism, is to have a well-planned liturgy.
(See Scoring 124-137) To Contest Contents