Terms in this set (40)
How many days* are there in Lent?
What was the original meaning of the word "Lent"?
What is the first day of Lent called?
FAT TUESDAY (MARDI GRAS)
What do we call the day before Lent begins?
What color vestments does the priest wear during Lent?
What prayer of the Mass is omitted during Lent?
What word is never said or sung during Lent?
What do Catholics abstain from eating on Fridays during Lent?
ASH WEDNESDAY & GOOD FRIDAY
On what days are Catholics required to fast during Lent?
What snack originated during Lent because it contains only flour, water and salt?
HOT CROSS BUNS
What food was traditionally eaten the day before Lent begins?
What Irish saint's feast day takes place during Lent?
On what Sunday during Lent does the priest bless palms?
ENTRANCE INTO JERUSALEM
What event in the life of Jesus do the palms recall for us?
TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
On what day during Lent does the Bishop bless holy oils for the year?
How many Stations of the Cross are there?
How many times does Jesus fall in the Stations?
SIMON OF CYRENE
Who helped Jesus carry his Cross?
When does Lent officially end?
HOLY THURSDAY, GOOD FRIDAY, HOLY SATURDAY
What is the Triduum?
"Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return."
PRAYER, FASTING, ALMSGIVING
3 ancient Lenten practices based on Matthew 6.
Choice to avoid certain foods or activities.
Form of fasting that helps remind us that God comes first in our lives and that we are dependent on God for everything.
AGONY IN THE GARDEN
Time Jesus spent in fervent prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane the night before his Crucifixion.
Offering of money, possessions, time, or talent to those in need.
Practice of self-denial and spiritual discipline as a way of training and forming oneself for the service of God and others.
Remind us to prepare for Easter by repenting and showing sorrow for offending God and hurting our relationships with others.
Person being formed in the Christian life through instruction and by the example of the faith community.
Process of becoming a Christian
Celebration of the bodily raising of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Night watch before Easter morning.
Way in which Jesus was put to death, nailed to a cross.
Jesus' Death on the Cross.
Spiritual practice of limiting the amount we eat for a period of time to express sorrow for sin and make ourselves more aware of God's action in our lives.
Celebration of the events surrounding Jesus' suffering, Death, and Resurrection.
Commemorates the institution of the Eucharist and end of Lent.
Events in the world that point to a deeper reality.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.