AN EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE

 

LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART.

         Do I think of God and pray to Him every day?

         Do I thank God for everything He has made?

         Do I respect everything that God gives me?

         Do I attend Mass regularly to thank God with His family?

         Do I do my best in religion class so that I can learn to know and love God better?

 

LOVE AND RESPECT YOUR PARENTS.

         Do I thank God for my parents and for all who care for me? Do I pray for them?

         Do I thank my parents for a1l they do for me?

         Do I help my parents at home without being asked?

         Do I tell my parents the truth even when I might be punished?

         When I displease my parents, do I ask them to forgive me?

 

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOU LOVE YOURSELF.

         Am I kind to everyone?

         Do I invite children at school or in my neighborhood who are different from me to join my friends?

         Do I treat everyone fairly, especially children who are younger than I am? or who have no friends?

         Do I make up after a quarrel?

         Do I try to bring peace where there is fighting?

         Do I take what is not mine: money, books, toys?

 

LOVE AND RESPECT YOURSELF.

         Do I use the gifts God has given me?

         Am I lazy? Do I ever refuse to help out at home?

         Do I cheat in tests at school?

         Do I cheat in games or in sports?