The “How is Your Christian Life?” Quiz

Monday of the First Week of Lent

Mass Readings from the USCCB

What does it mean to be holy?
How is God holy?
Do you steal?
Do you lie?
Do you swear falsely?
Do you defraud your neighbor?
Who is your neighbor?
Do you oppress anyone?
Are you honest?
Do you spread slander?
Do you protect the weak?
Do you have hatred in your heart?
Do you desire revenge?
Do you hold grudges?
Do you love your neighbor as yourself? Lv 19:1-2, 11-18

Do you feed the hungry?
Do you give drink to the thirsty?
Do you welcome the stranger?
Do you clothe the naked?
Do you take care of the sick?
Do you visit those in prison?
Do you see Jesus in others? Mt 25:31-46

Questions from St. Gregory Nazianzen

  • Do you recognize that everything comes from God?
  • Do you know that he expects you to be generous to every other creature?
  • Are you ashamed that you have not given him your generosity?
  • Are you ashamed that you hold on to what belongs to someone else?
  • If you imitated God’s justice, would anyone be poor?

(From Office of Readings, Second Reading for the Monday of the First Week of Lent.)


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