Docstoc

The Eucharist

Document Sample
The Eucharist Powered By Docstoc
					The Holy Eucharist




  What Do We Really
   Know About It?
         Prayer for Peace
Almighty God, from whom all thoughts of
truth and peace proceed, kindle in the
hearts of all men the true love of peace,
and guide with Your pure wisdom those
who make decisions for the nations of the
earth; that in tranquility Your kingdom may
go forward, till the earth be filled with the
knowledge of Your love; through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen.
             Today’s Format

• Thirty-two (32)
  questions on the
  Eucharist
• Work as a team with
  your family and
  friends
• See how your team
  did during the review
1. The Church teaches that the Eucharist is
  the ____________ and ____________ of
  our Catholic faith.

 A.   Top and bottom
 B.   Alpha and Omega
 C.   Source and Summit
 D.   Soul and Divinity
2. When was the very first Eucharist
  celebrated?

 A.   At the wedding in Cana
 B.   After Israelites entered Promised Land
 C.   After the miracle of loaves and fishes
 D.   At the Last Supper
3. What is the term used to describe what
  happens when the bread and wine are
  changed into the Eucharist?

 A.   Transubstantiation
 B.   Divination
 C.   Absolution
 D.   Theological substitution
4. Every sacrament must have proper
  matter and form to be valid. What is the
  proper matter of the Eucharistic bread?

 A.   Wheat flour, yeast, water
 B.   Any grain flour, yeast, water
 C.   Wheat flour, water
 D.   Any grain flour, water
5. What does the term Eucharist mean?

   A.   Sanctified bread
   B.   Thanksgiving
   C.   Sacred meal
   D.   Christian Passover
6. Who has the sacramental power to
  consecrate the Eucharist?

 A.   Bishops and priests
 B.   Bishops, priests and deacons
 C.   Priests only
 D.   Bishops, priests, and senior deacons
7. What do Catholics actually receive in the
  Eucharist?

 A.   Symbol of the Body and Blood of Christ
 B.   Representation of Christ’s body
 C.   Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Christ
 D.   Spiritual not Real flesh of the Savior
8. In confecting the Eucharist, the celebrant
  acts in persona Christi capitis. What does
  this actually mean?

 A. He is Christ’s personal representative
 B. He is a human person, just like Christ
 C. He is in the person of Christ the head
 D. He symbolizes Christ at the Last
 Supper
9. Who are the ordinary ministers of the
  Eucharist?

 A.   Trained and duly-authorized lay people
 B.   Bishops, priests and deacons
 C.   Both A and B above
 D.   Priests only
10. When Jesus instituted the Eucharist, he
  used a word found nowhere else in the
  New Testament to describe the meaning
  of his actions. What word did he use?

 A.   Anathema
 B.   Apostolic
 C.   Covenant
 D.   Maranatha
11. As a faithful Catholic, I am supposed to
  fast prior to reception of the Eucharist.
  How long should I fast?

 A.   One week prior to reception
 B.   One hour prior to the start of Mass
 C.   Three hours prior to the start of Mass
 D.   One hour prior to reception
12. Do I receive the fullness of the
  Eucharist if I only receive under one
  species, i.e. only drink from the chalice or
  only consume the host?

  A. Yes
  B. No
13. What is the part of the Mass where the
  Eucharist is confected known as?

 A.   Institution Narrative
 B.   Liturgy of the Word
 C.   The Nicene Creed
 D.   The Confiteor
14. What is the name for the small
  container that is used to take the Eucharist
  to the sick?

 A.   Small Eucharist Container
 B.   Chalice
 C.   Pyx
 D.   Sacrarium
15. Who was the first person in Sacred
  Scripture to introduce us to the idea of
  bread and wine blessed and eaten in
  thanksgiving to God?

  A.   Adam
  B.   Abraham
  C.   Melchizedek
  D.   St. Paul
16. The Eucharist is one of the three
  sacraments of initiation. What are the
  other two?

 A.   Baptism and Reconciliation
 B.   Reconciliation and Confirmation
 C.   Reconciliation and Holy Orders
 D.   Baptism and Confirmation
17. The Church teaches that Christ is really,
  truly, substantially present in the Eucharist
  under the accidents of bread and wine.
  This is known as what?

  A.   The Real Presence
  B.   The Dual Natures of Christ
  C.   The Epiclesis
  D.   The Incarnation
18. What does the Catechism say about our
  dress and deportment to receive the
  Eucharist?

 A. Must honor strict fashion guidelines
 B. Should demonstrate proper respect
 C. God does not care what we wear
 D. Norms of dress and deportment are left
 to the discretion of the local bishop
19. I wrote an encyclical entitled “Ecclesia
  De Eucharistia” in which I expounded on
  the meaning and power of the Eucharist.
  Who am I?

 A.   Pope John Paul II
 B.   Pope Benedict XVI
 C.   St. Thomas Aquinas
 D.   Pope St. Leo the Great
20. Which book of Scripture contains the
  most compelling narrative on the
  importance of Christ as the “bread of life”?

 A.   Gospel of Mark
 B.   St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians
 C.   Book of Genesis
 D.   Gospel of John
21. Which scriptural event(s) support the
  reality of the Eucharist?

 A.   Passover meal
 B.   Manna in the desert
 C.   Elisha multiplies loaves of bread
 D.   Jesus multiplies loaves and fishes
 E.   All of the above
22. Which of the following is NOT
  considered one of the fruits of Holy
  Communion?

 A. Creates intimate union with Christ
 B. Protects us from all inclination to sin
 C. Renews life of grace from Baptism
 D. Strengthens unity among members of
 the Church
23. In order to receive Communion worthily,
  what must I be?

 A. Properly registered at the parish
 B. In a state of grace
 C. Free of all pain, suffering and
 distraction
 D. On time to Mass
24. Can anyone, such as a non-Catholic
  visitor to the parish, receive the Eucharist?

  A. Yes – Jesus is there for everyone
  B. No – one must be a baptized Catholic
  C. No – one must be in full communion
  with the Church
  D. Yes – the Church cannot withhold
  Christ’s saving power from anyone
25. In the year 110 A.D. this person said
  that “…we break the one bread that
  provides the medicine of immortality, the
  antidote for death, and the food that
  makes us live forever in Jesus Christ.”
  Who was he?

 A.   St. Ignatius of Antioch
 B.   St. Basil
 C.   Iranaeus of Lyon
 D.   St. John Chrysostom
26. What is the proper title of the lay people
  who assist the celebrant in distributing
  Holy Communion?

 A.   Priest helpers
 B.   Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
 C.   Eucharistic Ministers
 D.   Acolytes or Sub-deacons
27. I am the last Eucharist a person
  receives during their earthly life, and I am
  usually administered as part of the
  Sacrament of the Sick. What am I called?

 A.   Viaticum
 B.   Lavabo
 C.   Epiclesis
 D.   Paschal Tribute
28. In what year was Holy Communion first
  allowed to be received in the hand?

 A.   1965
 B.   1989
 C.   1977
 D.   1947
29. In descending order, what is the proper
  hierarchy of Eucharistic liturgies that are
  celebrated in the Church?

 A.   Memorial, Solemnity, Feast
 B.   Solemnity, Feast, Memorial
 C.   Feast, Holy Day, Vigil
 D.   Octave, Memorial, Holy Day
30. What U.S. city is named in honor of the
  Eucharist?

 A.   Sacramento
 B.   Santa Fe
 C.   Corpus Christi
 D.   Los Angeles
31. What other group of Christians have a
  valid Sacrament of the Eucharist as the
  Catholic Church does?

 A.   Southern Baptists
 B.   Orthodox Churches
 C.   Anglican (or Episcopalian) Churches
 D.   Presbyterian Church
32. At what minimum age does the Church
  allow a child to receive First Communion?

 A. Age of discretion
 B. At any age as long as the person
 attends proper classes
 C. Age of reason
 D. No earlier than age 6
How Did You Do?
Any questions?
Have a Peace-filled Day!

				
DOCUMENT INFO