Type
Crossword
Description

This is what we call the church year liturgical year
Begins the liturgical year advent
Starts with the celebration of the birth of the son of God christmas
We remember that Jesus suffered, died, and rose from the dead Lent
means "three days'' Triduum
Begins on Easter Sunday Easter
Held on the 7th Sunday after Easter Pentecost
when Jesus rose from the dead Resurrection
Falls between Summer and Fall Ordinary Time
Christmas falls in this season winter
Lent and Easter falls in this season spring
Lent begins on this day Ash Wednesday
First Sunday after Pentecost Trinity Sunday
this color represents Ordinary Time Green
This color represents Advent and Lent Purple
These colors represents Christmas and Easter White and Gold
Making a small sacrifice by not eating during the day to symbolize the sacrifices that Jesus made for us Fasting
The feast of Christ the King is celebrated on the last ______ of Ordinary Time Sunday
A special day to praise God for giving us his creation Sabbath
This man is the reason for the seasons Jesus Christ

THE LITURGICAL YEAR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What season begins the church year? Advent
Lent begins on _________ Wednesday Ash
The color used in church for the season of Lent. Purple
We use the color green during _______________ Time. Ordinary
The feast of Epiphany is celebrated during the ______________Season Christmas
Advent lasts ____________ weeks. four
How many weeks does lent last? Six
Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter are called The _____________. Triduum
The color for Christmas Season is ______________. White
Holy Thursday remembers the _______________ ____________(2 wds) Last Supper
Jesus' Resurrection is celebrated on _________________. Easter
Jesus' death on the cross is remembered on ___________ ___________(2 words) Good Friday

Lenten Season Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many Days are observed in Lent? (Not including Sundays) Forty
What comes after Lent (2 words no space) PassionTide
What is the first day of Lent? (2 words no spaces) AshWednesday
Lent is the season of ____________________ repentance
What is the "Color" of the Lent Season? Violet
What is Drawn on your forehead by Pastor on Ash Wednesday? Cross
"Remember: You are ______ and to _______ you shall return" (one word) dust
What word is not said during the Lenten Season? Alleluia
What is often practiced by individuals during the Lenten Season? fasting
Lent is "a time to reflect upon baptism, a time for rebirth and renewal in preparation for the celebration of _________." Easter
On this night Jesus instituted "a memorial" of his Passion in the Lord's Supper. (2 words no space) MaundyThursday
The day of Christ's Crucifixion. (2 words no space) GoodFriday
Easter is the day acknowledging Christ's ____________ (2 words no space) Resurrection
The color representing Good Friday is? Black
The day before Easter is called Easter _______ Vigil
Holy week begins with? (2 words no space) PalmSunday
The Triduum consists on ____ days. three
The word Lent means __________. spring
Ashes come from ______(s) that were blessed on _____ Sunday the year before Palm
Sundays are "in" Lent but not "of'' it. How many are there? five

Religion Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Beginning of the Liturgical Year Advent
Ash Wednesday starts this season Lent
Green is for Ordinary time
The birthday of the Church Pentecost
A four week waiting period Advent
Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday Easter Season
Purple is for Lent
Forty days after Easter Ascension
Consecrating a person to serve God Holy Orders
Anointing with chrism and receiving the gifts of the Holy Spirit Initiation
a sacrament of healing Penance
Ancient prayer gesture Laying on of hands
Clothed in Christ Baptism
Receive only once Holy Orders
Sacraments are a share in God's _________ grace
God's mercy in Penance Absolution
Serious offense Mortal sin
Cycle of feasts and seasons Liturgical year
Paschal Candle - used at funerals and ______________ Baptisms
Liturgy of the ____________ is when we listen to God's word Word
Liturgy of the _______________ is when we receive the body and blood of Christ Eucharist
Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament Real Presence
Ministers of Matrimony Bride and groom
Forgave her murderer St. Goretti
Hours hearing confession St. Vianney
Worked with the lepers (Man) St. Damian
Died in Auschwitz St. Kolbe
Religious sister St. Cope
Cure of Ars St. Vianney
Missionary (Man) St. Damian

Palm Sunday and Holy Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Lent ends on this day HOLYTHURSDAY
A symbol of Jesus' love for all cross
A celebration of being forgiven HOLYWEEK
The 3 holiest days of the year triduum
Lent is closely associated with the transition from winter to _____. spring
Jesus being raised from the dead Resurrection
Jesus was crucified on this hill Calvary
Which Triduum day does the Church commemorate the day Jesus was crucified? goodfriday
The Passover meal Jesus celebrated with his disciples. lastsupper
The Jewish feast remembering freedom from slavery in Egypt Passover
This describes the final events in the life and saving work of Jesus on Earth PaschalMystery
This occurs on Holy Thursday Washing of the feet
On Good Friday, this color is worn by the Priest? RED
The Church's season of New Life EASTER
This is the color worn by the priest on Easter SUnday. White

Advent Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What season does the liturgical year begin in? Advent
The Christmas season begins with the….. The Vigil Mass
The color for Christmas is…….. White
The color of Advent is…… Purple
During the 4 weeks of Advent we prepare to celebrate the…….. Birth of Jesus
When is Jesus born? Christmas Day
At Christmas we celebrate the great……. that each one of us is loved by God Truth
Christmas is a time to……… with thankfulness in our hearts Celebration
Every human being is loved by god and has dignity and……… Worth
The Advent wreath is a symbol of…….for the coming of Christ Expectation
What month does Advent begin in? December
On Christmas we celebrate the birth of…….. Jesus
The color of Christmas [white] is a symbol of…… Joy
The vigil mass takes place on……… Christmas Eve
Advent begins…...Sundays before December 25. Four
……..is the mother of Jesus. Mary
…….is the father of Jesus Joseph
On the….of December Jesus was born. Twenty Fifth
Jesus is the…… Son of God
……...is a sequence of specific seasons and feasts that are celebrated in the liturgy during a year’s time. The Liturgical Year
On Christmas, we receive gifts, a custom that may have started in remembrance of the….from the East who brought gifts to the infants Jesus. Magi

Ash Wednesday Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ash Wednesday is not a holy day of ___________________________. Obligation
The priest marks each worshipper on the forehead and says, "Remember you are ____________ and unto ____________ you shall return." Dust
The ashes used in this ceremony are made by burning the remains of the palms blessed on this day of the previous year. Palm Sunday
The ashes also symbolize death and so remind us of our ___________________. Mortality
Ash Wednesday occurs this many days before Easter, not including Sundays. Forty
Ash Wednesday is the first day of this Liturgical Season. Lent
Ashes are a symbol of penance made sacramental by the blessing of the Church, and they help us to develop a spirit of humility and ______________________. Sacrifice
Lent is a season of _____________, reflection, and fasting, which prepares us for Christ's Resurrection on Easter Sunday, and through which we attain redemption. Penance
This is required on Ash Wednesday. Abstinence
This is also required on Ash Wednesday. Fasting
The signing is done with ashes because ashes are a biblical symbol of _______________ and penance. Mourning
The priest, dipping his thumb into blessed ashes, marks the forehead with this. Sign of the Cross

The Liturgical Year Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

The Church has how many seasons? 5
This season is celebrated in two parts. Ordinary Time
This season is the celebration of the birth of the Son of God. Christimas
It Begins on Ash Wednesday. Lent
During this season, we rejoice in Jesus' Resurrection and the new life we have in Christ. Easter
During these three days, from Holy Thursday until Easter Sunday we remember the death of Jesus and celebrate his Resurrection. Triduum
The Liturgical year begins with what season? Advent
How many books does the Old Testament have? 46
How many books does the New Testament have? 27
What are the 5 books of the Old Testament called? Pentateuch
The books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are called what? Gospels

Sacraments & the Church Year Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The number of Sacraments Seven
The season when we prepare for the birth of Jesus Advent
The season we celebrate Jesus coming into the world Christmas
The season when we get ready for Easter Lent
The feast that celebrates Jesus' Resurrection Easter
Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Holy Triduum
The remaining part of the church year Ordinary Time
The 3 sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, & the Eucharist Christian Initiation
The first Sacrament that we receive Baptism
We are strengthened in Christ through the Holy Spirit Confirmation
Sharing the Body & Blood of Christ Eucharist
The Sacrament of marriage Matrimony
A man is ordained a Bishop, Priest, or Deacon Holy Orders
When we confess our sins and receive God's forgiveness Penance
A sick person is anointed with oil Anointing of the Sick
He was the one who Baptized Jesus John the Baptist

Lenten Season Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What comes after Lent? (2 words no space) HolyWeek
What is often practiced by individuals during the Lenten Season? Fasting
Holy Week begins with ________ Sunday Palm
How many days are observed in Lent (not including Sundays) forty
Lent is "a time to reflect upon baptism, a time for rebirth and renewal in preparation for the celebration of ______." Easter
What is the first day of Lent? (2 words no space) Ashwednesday
What is the "color" of the Lent season? Violet
The day before Easter is called Easter _____. Vigil
"Lord have ______, Christ have _____, Lord have ______." (one word) mercy
"Sola Gratia" translated in english means? (2 words no space) GraceAlone
The word Septuagesima means _____ days before Easter. seventy
The word Sexagesima means _____ days before Easter. sixty
The word Qunitagesima means ____ days before Easter. fifty
Pre-Lent focuses on this theme. (hint: free gift) Grace
The word Lent means? spring
On this Night Jesus instituted "a memorial" of his Passion in the Lord's Supper. _________ Thursday. Maundy
Easter is the day acknowledging Christ's ________. resurrection
The Day of Christ's Crucifixion. _____ Friday Good
"Remember: You are _____ and to _____ you shall return" (one word) dust
Ashes come from ________(s) that were blessed on ______ Sunday the year before. (one word) Palm
How many Sundays are "in" Lent but not "of" it. five
The color representing Good Friday is? Black
Lent is the season of _________ Repentance
What is drawn on your forehead by Pastor on Ash Wednesday? Cross
What word is not said during the Lenten season Alleluia
The Triduum consists of _____ days. three
"I, a poor, miserable ________," sinner
"I believe in on God, the ___________ Almighty, maker of heaven and earth" Father
"Create in me a clean _________ O God," heart
"Restore unto me the joy of Thy ___________,and up hold with Thy free spirit." salvation
"and lead us not into ____________, but deliver us from evil." temptation
"and was ___________ also for us under Pontius Pilate." crucified
New ___________ that I give to you. Command
_______ one another as I have _______(ed) you. (one word) Love
"Let my prayer be counted as ___________ before you," incense
"So Jonah arose and went to _________, according to the word of the Lord." Nineveh
Traditionally we leave Good Friday service in ___________. silence
Palm Sunday is also known as Sunday of the ___________. Passion
"and the lifting up of my hands as the evening _________!" sacrifice
"__________ be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. glory
"I said, I will ________ my transgressions unto the Lord. confess
"He __________ and was buried." suffered
"And the ______ day He rose again according to the Scriptures" third
"I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of _______," sins

Liturgical Season Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Priests
Ordinary
Communion
Church
Pray
Faith
Prepare
Penance
White
Green
Red
Purple
Easter
Preparation
Advent
Christmas
Celebration
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