Lent Trivia


  1. How many days are there in Lent?

  2. What was the original meaning of the word "Lent"?

  3. What is the first day of Lent called?

  4. What do we call the day before Lent begins?

  5. What color vestments does the priest wear during Lent?

  6. What prayer of the Mass is omitted during Lent?

  7. What word is never said or sung during Lent?

  8. What do Catholics abstain from eating on Fridays during Lent?

  9. On what days are Catholics required to fast during Lent?

  10. What snack originated during Lent because it contains only flour, water and salt?

  11. What food was traditionally eaten the day before Lent begins?

  12. What Irish saint's feast day takes place during Lent?

  13. How do Italians celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph on March 19?

  14. What important feast day occurs on March 25?

  15. On what Sunday during Lent does the priest bless palms?

  16. What event in the life of Jesus do the palms recall for us?

  17. On what day during Lent does the Bishop bless holy oils for the year?

  18. How many Stations of the Cross are there?

  19. How many times does Jesus fall in the Stations?

  20. Who helped Jesus carry His cross?