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October 3rd, 2012, 08:52 AM
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Do they know their Our Father and make the sign of the cross, on their own?
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October 3rd, 2012, 04:36 PM
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Yes. Liam learned that in kindergarten. He goes to a very good Catholic school and the Lincoln diocese is one of the strictest, I believe, in the entire country. People have derisively called this diocese the "pay, pray, and obey" diocese. Not quite. It is really traditional, though. But, I wouldn't have it any other way.
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October 4th, 2012, 10:39 AM
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Allison is 3 and knows most of the Our Father and crosses herself without being prompted most of the time.
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October 4th, 2012, 01:17 PM
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yes they do.
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October 4th, 2012, 02:19 PM
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The sign of the cross, all of them can. The Our Father; the older ones for sure. The 4 and 5 year olds would probably need some prompting to remember the whole thing.
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October 4th, 2012, 07:29 PM
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I discovered last week that Nolan has the Our Father memorized after three weeks in Cath kindergarten, awesome! He's also very confident with crossing himself. They do both when school starts each morning. The middle three can do their crosses but don't know their Our Father yet, so I am making a conscious effort to do it before bed
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October 4th, 2012, 08:13 PM
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They all know the sign of the cross although our 22month old sometimes uses both hands I'm actually not sure about the Our Father - they say it with us but I've never tested them to see if they can say the whole thing on their own.
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October 4th, 2012, 08:58 PM
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AJ knows how to cross himself but doesn't know the Our father by heart. Its in his book of prayers from CCE last year.
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October 5th, 2012, 07:33 AM
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Yes. My two year old points to his head and chest when crossing himself and hasn't figured the whole thing out yet. He has picked up on the rythme of Our Father prayer, but he's still learning to talk and hasn't figure out every word. He mumbles through each day when we pray it. The oldest two know it very well and cross themselves on their own.
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October 5th, 2012, 03:41 PM
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I hope so they're 6, 11, 14 & 16
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October 28th, 2012, 01:54 AM
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Courtney, yes.
Rock, yes to the second, and I'm kinda surprised no to the first, cuz we say it so often, but he doesn't seem to.
LJ, no, but he sure tries on the sign of the cross.
Amber sometimes tries, but no.
Terra, obviously not.
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