Catholic Quiz - November/December 2017
Test your Catholic knowledge by taking this quiz from Parable Magazine.
The season of Advent begins:
With First Vespers (Evening Prayer I) of the Sunday that falls on or closest to November 30
The Sunday after Thanksgiving
Three weeks before Christmas
The Saturday evening after Thanksgiving
Something we know about St. Lucy is:
She was martyred in 304 AD in Sicily
She is the patron saint of the blind
We celebrate her memorial on Dec. 13
All of the above
A holy day of obligation for Catholics in November is:
All Souls Day
All Saints Day
World Day of the Poor
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8 celebrates:
That Mary, whose conception was brought about the normal way, was conceived without original sin or its stain
That Mary was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit
Christ’s conception in Mary’s womb happened without the intervention of a human father
Which statement is true about St. Nicholas?
He was born to Italian Christian parents
He is entombed in a basilica in Turkey
He was Bishop of Myra in the early fourth century
What do we understand about the Advent tradition of Las Posadas?
Las Posadas commemorates the journey that Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of safe refuge where Mary could give birth
It is celebrated in Mexico and some parts of the United States
It is celebrated between Dec. 16 and Dec. 24
All of the above
The First Sunday of Advent begins the church’s liturgical year. Which Lectionary Cycle will the Church begin on the First Sunday of Advent 2017?
None of the above
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