Festivals commemorate significant moments in every religion’s calendar. Christians mark important events in the life of Jesus Christ with reverence, prayer and joyful celebration.
Why are festivals important to believers?
They remember important events and teachings
They make people forget about their religion
People can spend a lot of money and enjoy themselves
Why is Advent important for Christians?
It remembers the descent of the Holy Spirit
It a time to prepare for the birth of Jesus
It is a time to think about Jesus's death
What is celebrated at Christmas?
The birth of Jesus
Jesus going to Heaven
The descent of the Holy Spirit
What event is remembered at Epiphany?
The coming of Jesus
The visit of the Magi (wise men) to the infant Jesus
How do many Christians mark the start of Lent?
They wear their best clothes
They mark the sign of the cross on their foreheads with ashes
They wave palm branches
Which event in the life of Jesus do Christians remember on Palm Sunday?
The entry into Jerusalem
The visit of the Magi (wise men)
What do Christians recall on Maundy Thursday?
The Last Supper
Why is Good Friday important for Christians?
It marks the day when Jesus was crucified
It marks the day of the Last Supper
Jesus ascended to Heaven
Why is Easter Day the most important Christian festival?
The Son of God was born on earth
The Magi (wise men) visited the infant Jesus
It marks Jesus's resurrection from the dead
When is Pentecost?
40 days after Easter
50 days after Easter
60 days after Easter