How did your grandparents (and parents) pass on the Faith to you?
What was your experience receiving the Sacraments: First Holy Communion, Confirmation, Holy Matrimony, etc.?
What was a typical Sunday like when you were growing up?
What prayers did you learn as a child?
What was May Crowning like? What was a Eucharistic procession like?
If you are a convert, what brought about your conversion?
What is your favorite hymn? Favorite bible story? Favorite saint?
Do you have a favorite quote from Scripture? Why is this your favorite?
What was the most influential book/author on your faith?
After whom were you named?
How are you like your patron saint?
What is your confirmation name and why did you choose it?
Did you consider religious life? Was there a priest or religious sister in the family?
What was baptism and First Holy Communion, etc. like for your children (and grandchildren)? How did your faith grow through this?
What do you consider the greatest blessings in your life?
How did you meet your spouse? Did you establish new family traditions to express your faith when you were married?
How was faith important to your marriage?
How was your faith important when raising children? Dealing with the loss of loved ones (parents, siblings, children)? Accepting new health problems now? Managing hardships like financial struggles? Rejoicing in happy times?
What/how do you give thanks to God?
How did being a parent help you to grow closer to God?
Who was the most influential person in shaping your faith?
What are the most important aspects to you in practicing your faith?
Describe a time when you felt closest to God.
Can you relate a story about a contemporary saint whose life on earth you recall from his or her life (e.g. when Pope St. John Paul II was shot, when St. Teresa of Calcutta spoke at the U.N. or you saw video of the poor she cared for in India)?
What is the most important aspect of faith that you wish to pass on to your family? What advice do you have to keep the faith?
Describe Christmas, Easter and other religious celebrations/traditions of family
Is there a special Christmas or Easter recipe that was made In your family and passed through the generations? What is the significance of the recipe?
Is there a particular Church or shrine that is especially important to your family?