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Activity 2 Winter 2018
What Is Lent All About?
To nd out, circle true or false after each statement. Then write the appropriate letter in the numbered boxes below.
1. Lent always begins on a Friday. True False If the answer is true, write the letter B in the answer boxes marked 1; if false, write G.
2. The word Lent means “winter.” True False If the answer is true, write the letter A in the boxes marked 2; if false, write R.
3. Lent begins on February 14 this year. True False If the answer is true, write the letter O in the boxes marked 3; if false, write C.
4. Fasting is about losing weight to get in shape for Easter. True False
If the answer is true, write the letter T in the box marked 4; if false, write W.
5. The priest wears violet vestments during Lent. True False
If the answer is true, write the letter I in the boxes marked 5; if false, write F.
6. On days of abstinence, Catholics don’t eat dairy foods. True False
If the answer is true, write the letter M in the boxes marked 6; if false, write N.
7. Young people up to and including age 13 do not have to fast and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. True False
If the answer is true, write the letter L in the box marked 7; if false, write J.
8. Sundays are the only days during Lent that are not days of fast and abstinence. True False
If the answer is true, write the letter H in the box marked 8; if false, write V.
9. There are 40 days in Lent because Jesus prayed and fasted for 40 days in the desert before beginning his ministry. True False
If the answer is true, write E in the boxes marked 9; if false, write Q.
10. The main work of Lent consists of prayer, penance, and sharing what we have. True False
If the answer is true, write S in the box marked 10; if false, write P.
11. The last Sunday of Lent is called Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. True False
If the answer is true, write T in the box marked 11; if false, write U.
12. Both children and adults can fast from favorite foods and other favorite things during Lent.
True False
If the answer is true, write Y in the box marked 12; if false, write U.
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