Catholic I.Q.—Quiz Mash-Up: A little on Lent, a little on Youth Ministry

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Fun facts about Lent and Youth Ministry


Here’s a 20-question mash-up quiz combining Lent and Youth Ministry. It contains sample questions such as:

  • ______________ is the event every three years when the Pope gathers with youth and
    young adults from around the world for prayer and celebration of our Catholic faith.
  • Some churches use the more ancient Ash Wednesday exhortation: “Remember that you are _____ and to _____ you will return.
  • The traditional Lenten spiritual practices are ________________, fasting, and almsgiving.

There is also a 10-question Kids’ Quiz!

This quiz can help you, your students and your students’ families review their knowledge about our Catholic faith. Permission is granted to share it at church, school, or at home.

Download the Quiz here: CAT.Feb2019_CatholicIQ_web


David O’Brien, MDiv, MA, is the faith formation director at St. Timothy parish in Florida. He teaches theology at St. Leo University and is the author of There’s a Beer in My Handbag: Unusual Thoughts about Everyday Faith.


This article was originally published in Catechist magazine, February 2019

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