The Orthodox - Basilian Catechism (No. 1)



CONTENTS - Page

FOREWORD

The following Prayers are all given on this one page.

1.The Lord's Prayer. 7
2.The Angelical Salutation. 7
3.The Apostles' Creed. 7
4.The Confiteor. 7
5.An Act of Faith. 8
6.An Act of Hope. 8
7.An Act of Love. 8
8.An Act of Contrition. 8
9.The Blessing before Meals. 9
10.Grace after Meals. 9
11.The Trisagion 9
12.The Nicene Creed 9

The Lessons of the Catechism
1.Lesson 1 On the end of Man 11
2.Lesson 2 On God and His Perfections 17
3.Lesson 3 On the Unity and Trinity of God 20
4.Lesson 4 On Creation 24
5.Lesson 5 On Our First Parents and the Fall 28
6.Lesson 6 On Sin and Its Kinds 35
7.Lesson 7 On the Incarnation and Redemption 41
8.Lesson 8 On Our Lord's Passion, Death,
Resurrection and Ascension 50
9.Lesson 9 On the Holy Gost and His Descent
Upon the Apostles 59
10.Lesson 10 On the Effects of the Redemption 64
11.Lesson 11 On the Church 69
12.Lesson 12 On the Attributes and Marks of
the Church 77
13.Lesson 13 On the Sacraments in General 89
14.Lesson 14 On Baptism 99
15.Lesson 15 On Chrismation (Confirmation) 109
16.Lesson 16 On the Gifts and Fruits of the
Holy Ghost 115
17.Lesson 17 On the Sacrament of Penance 120
18.Lesson 18 On Contrition 128
19.Lesson 19 On Confession 133
20.Lesson 20 On the Manner of Making a
Good Confession 143
21.Lesson 21 On Indulgences 146
22.Lesson 22 On the Holy Eucharist 152
23.Lesson 23 On the Ends for which the
Holy Eucharist was Instituted 158
24.Lesson 24On the Sacrifice of the Divine
Liturgy (Mass) 163
25.Lesson 25 On Extreme Unction and Holy
Orders 175
26.Lesson 26 On Matrimony 187
27.Lesson 27 On the Sacramentals 199
28.Lesson 28 On Prayer 210
29.Lesson 29 On the Commandments of
God 216
30.Lesson 30 On the First Commandment 220
31.Lesson 31 The First Commandment -- On
the Honor and Invocation of the Saints 230
32.Lesson 32 From the Second to
the Fourth Commandment 236
33.Lesson 33 From the Fourth to
the Seventh Commandment 243
34.Lesson 34 From the Seventh to
the Tenth Commandment 249
35.Lesson 35 On the First and Second
Commandments of the Church 255
36.Lesson 36 On the Third, Fourth, Fifth
and Sixth Commandments of the Church 261
37. Lesson 37 On the Last Judgment and
Resurrection, Hell, Purgatory and Heaven 266