The “How is Your Christian Life?” Quiz

Friday of the First Week of Lent

Mass Readings from the USCCB

Do you rejoice when others turn away from evil?

Are your ways unfair?

Do you think with the mind of God?

Does your righteousness surpass that of the scribes and Pharisees?

Are you angry with someone?

Do you come before the altar of God without being reconciled?

Questions from The Mirror of Love by Aelred

  • Do you love your enemies?
  • Do you embrace them?
  • Do you make excuses for them?
  • Do you tell your Father that “they do not know what they are doing”?
  • When you’re injured, do you keep your eyes fixed on Jesus?

(Office of Readings, Second Reading for Friday of the First Week of Lent)

The Crucifixion by Bartolomé Estebán Murillo

Image Credit: The Crucifixion, ca. 1675 by Bartolomé Estebán Murillo. PD/The Met