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Trivia: Test Your Knowledge of the Holy Land


Test Your Knowledge of the Holy Land

1. The Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem is the beginning of the Via Dolorosa where Jesus was condemned to death. This is also the site of:

2. Tradition tells us that Jesus was a carpenter. He most likely made:

3. The oldest complete church in Christendom is:

4. The Latin Vulgate was translated by St. Jerome in:

5. There were two miracles in Cana. The first was at the wedding feast. The second miracle was:

6. The tomb of Joseph of Arimathea that Jesus was buried in is located approximately _____ away from the site of the crucifixion.

7. The olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane are approximately ____ years old according to carbon dating.

8. The Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu is the old house of Caiaphas where Jesus was tried by the Sanhedrin. There is a pit in the basement where Jesus was held for 7-8 hours. There is also a place where prisoners were flogged. This is the place of the Scourging at the Pillar.

9. Tradition tells us that the transfiguration took place on:

10. Bethlehem means:

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This trivia is taken from The Path of the Messiah hosted by Raymond Arroyo and Jeff Cavins.

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  1. Please let me know when the The Parish Book of Chant is available. Thank you.

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