Religion Quiz / Ecclesial terminology

Random Religion or Catholicism Quiz

Can you name the ecclesial terms for items used in liturgy, places, and ecclesiastical roles (as used in Western chur?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Also try: The Beatitudes
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/30 Timer 05:00
DescriptionTermExtra random hints
The person who carries the processional crossLatin for 'cross-bearer'
A container for holding communion wafersMay also be called a 'bread box.'
Vestment worn by the Presider or Celebrant at MassBasically just a large cloth with a hole for the priest's head.
The person who swings the censer during liturgyLatin for 'incense-bearer'
Bowl and towel used for ritual washing by the priestFrom the Latin for 'I wash'
Small plate used to distribute the Bread during CommunionFrom Latin for 'pan, dish'
Band or rope used to cinch one's alb or cassockThe hint is in the description on this one.
Priest-in-charge of a cathedralUniversities also use this term.
Large candle lit at Easter Vigil, during Easter, and at funerals and baptismsThe candle takes its name from the Greek word for 'Passover.'
Room for vesting and/or preparing Eucharistic elementsTwo possible answers (one just for vesting)
Where Consecrated Sacrament is reserved for use or adorationTwo answers are acceptable.
Cloth used to wipe the rim of the cup during CommunionFor the love of God, don't wipe with the embroidery!
A curtain hanging behind an altarRelated to the Latin term for 'on the back'
Geographical area over which a bishop presidesI can think of three possible answers!
Special sink leading directly into the ground for disposal of consecrated wineEliminates the need for alcoholic priests!
DescriptionTermExtra random hints
The Bishop's throneThe building takes its name from this seat
White robe usually worn under other vestmentsFrom Latin for 'white'
A fancy altar hanging much like a table skirt; usually brocadeThe fair linen goes on top.
Schedule of personnel for the liturgyFrom Latin for 'wheel'
Area inside the church, with the pews, where the faithful assembleThink of a ship
Wand-like item used to sprinkle holy water'Asperges me'
Candle kept lit near reserved SacramentAlso used, in red glass, near burial sites
Another name for the bread or wafer used in CommunionFrom Latin for '(sacrificial) victim'
A church building shaped like a cross is called thisThe 'arms' are called transepts; they intersect at the 'crossing.' Not a hint, just trivia.
Priest-in-charge of a parishTwo terms accepted.
Cup used to distribute the Wine during CommunionFrom Latin/Greek words for 'cup'
Perfumed oil used in baptismRepresents the Holy Spirit
The Bishop's hatFrom the Greek for 'headband' or 'turban'
'Placemat' used to catch crumbs during the EucharistHint: the bread becomes the Body of Christ
In Anglican tradition, a person who carries a stick and leads people during the liturgyThe stick is called a 'virge' (Latin name)

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: