Religion - Lent Test
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What do you ashes on Ash Wednesday signify?
burning palms from the year before
Where did the ashes for Ash Wednesday come from?
no, but most churches distribute dishes during a mass
is Ash Wednesday a holy day of obligation?
any baptized Christian and RCIA candidates
do you have to be Catholic to receive ashes?
40; ash Wednesday + Thurs Fri Sat and no Sunday's (44)
How many days are there in Lent?
Lente = spring time/ to lengthen
what is the origin of the word "Lent"?
yes in the Roman Catholic Church
Does Lent always begin on Ash Wednesday?
Holy Thursday at sundown/mass of the Last Supper
When does Lent end?
prayer, fasting, almsgiving
What is the traditional three-fold discipline of Lent?
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday
on what Lenten days are Catholics required to fast?
to honor Jesus' death Christians do not eat warm-blooded animals
Why don't we eat meat on the Friday's of Lent?
Alleluia and Gloria
What texts of the mass do we not sing during Lent?
we don't and we don't have to
why do we remove the water from the font and the holy water dishes during Lent?
what is the official liturgical color of Lent?
st. Francis of Assisi
Who is believed to have originated the devotion of the way of the cross?
traditionally 14/some added 15
how many stations of the cross are there?
earliest February 4 latest March 10
What is the earliest possible date Lent can start? What is the latest possible date?
Acts of fasting, prayer and giving him alms are ways of doing ____, especially during Lent.
During Lent, ____ refers to eating no meat on Ash Wednesday and all Fridays.
The season of Lent reflex on the 40 days that Jesus spent in the ____.
____ is the giving of money or goods to the poor as a form of penance.
____ is an act that shows our love for God and others by putting God and others before ourselves.
____ is the first day of Lent.
When we eat only one regular sized meal and two smaller meals during the days of Lent we are ____.
____ from the previous Palm Sunday are burned to be used as ashes for Ash Wednesday.
____ is the color of vestments worn on four of the six Sunday's of Lent.
____ is the lifting of our hearts and minds to God.
The practice of not eating meat during Lent is called ____.
Greater ____ during Lent is a way we celebrate God's generous mercy.
The season of Lent begins on ____.
The holy oils are blessed for use during the coming year at the ____.
One goal of our Lenten journey is our ____ to live a more faithful life.
The ____ is a central symbol of the season of Lent.
Jesus began his public ministry with 40 days in the ____.
The ____ will receive the Easter sacraments at the great vigil on holy Saturday.
____ is one of the main Lenten disciplines.
during Lent we ask for and extend
The season of Lent is ____ long.
Holy week begins with our celebration of ____.
on Palm Sunday and good Friday we hear accounts of the ____ of Jesus.
____, along with remembering our baptism, is central to our observance of Lent.
an increase in ____ is another discipline of this holy season.
A ____ is a rite celebrated during Lent to help the elect and all of us examine our faith lives.
stations of the cross
The ____ are a very popular Lenten devotion.
The empty ____ is the beginning of Jesus' resurrected life.
The ____ Gospel on the second Sunday of Lent anticipates Easter.
____ is the royal color we use throughout our Lenten days.
because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.
We adore you, O Christ and we praise you,