Catholic Quiz - December 2014

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Catholic Quiz - December 2014

Test your Catholic knowledge this month with our Catholic Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Saint Francis Xavier, patron saint of missionaries, sought religious converts throughout India and Japan in the 1500s. He is also one of the founding members of this religious order:
    • A. 

      The Franciscans

    • B. 

      The Jesuits

    • C. 

      The Benedictines

    • D. 

      The Francis Xavier Missionaries

  • 2. 
    2. The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe has grown in popularity in the United States and is particularly celebrated by Americans of Mexican descent. The day honors Jesus' mother Mary, who is Mexico's patron saint and who tradition says appeared to Saint Juan Diego in Mexico City in December 1531. Her feast day is celebrated on:
    • A. 

      December 8

    • B. 

      December 24

    • C. 

      December 12

    • D. 

      December 26

  • 3. 
    3. The eight days following the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) are observed in the Catholic Church in a special way. The liturgical term for this eight-day celebration is:
    • A. 

      Lectio Divina

    • B. 

      Latin mass

    • C. 

      Octave

    • D. 

      12 days of Christmas

  • 4. 
    4. The Feast of the Holy Family is celebrated during the octave of Christmas. The primary purpose of promoting this feast is to present the Holy Family as the model and exemplar of all Christian families. The Holy Family was from this town:
    • A. 

      Bethlehem

    • B. 

      Jaffa

    • C. 

      Haifa

    • D. 

      Nazareth