Manner of the Week: Smile!
“A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance…” – Proverbs 15:13a
The Collect for the Day (Trinity XIV)
ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain that which thou dost promise, make us to love that which thou dost command; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Opening Catechism – Adapted from Nowell’s Middle Catechism
Minister. Good morning, students!
Answer. Good morning, Father Macias.
Minister. Who are you?
Answer. I am a child of God, and an inheritor of the Kingdom of Heaven.
Minister. What are you?
Answer. I am called and do trust that indeed I am a Christian.
Minister. What is the Christian Religion?
Answer. The true worshiping of God and keeping of his Commandments.
Minister. Of whom, or where is it to be learned?
Answer. Out of the Word of God, which is written in the Books of the Old and New Testament.