The “How is Your Christian Life?” Quiz

Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Mass Readings from the USCCB

Is your heart turned away?

Do you listen? Dt 30:15-20

Do you want to follow Jesus?

Are you losing your life for his sake? Lk 9:22-25

Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator), a 6th-century encaustic icon from Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai.

Questions from St. Leo

  • Do you realize that Lent is not so much about practices but about renouncing sin?
  • Where does your life need purification?
  • Do you understand the value of almsgiving?
  • Do you show love and compassion to the afflicted?
  • How much love is in your heart?

From a sermon by St. Leo (Office of Readings, Second Reading for Thursday after Ash Wednesday)

Image Credit: Icon of Jesus Christ Pantocrator, Encaustic on wood, St. Catherine’s Monastery Sinai, 6th century. PD