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1 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 8 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. The Church is one community called together by God. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 2. The marks of the Church are. a. four characteristics that describe the Church b. the pope, the bishops, the priests, and the deacons c. the sacraments, the gospel, the parish, and the family Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. four characteristics that describe the Church b. continues the leadership of Peter c. successors of the apostles d. twelve disciples chosen by Jesus to share his mission e. local areas of the Church led by bishops 3. apostles 4. pope 5. dioceses We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 9 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. Justice is a statement of beliefs. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 2. We have a responsibility to care for. a. only Catholics b. only our family c. people everywhere 3. The Church is the. a. Body of Christ on earth b. Blessed Trinity c. Apostles Creed Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. Christian statement of beliefs based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and the faith of the apostles b. treating everyone fairly and with respect 4. justice 5. Apostles Creed Short Answer 6. The Holy Spirit helps the pope and bishops to teach the truths about.

2 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 10 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. Liturgy is the official private prayer of the Church. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 2. A pilgrimage is a. a. prayer journey to a holy place b. part of the Liturgy of the Hours c. prayer with singing and dancing 3. Prayer is. a. listening and talking to God b. another name for the Mass c. a journey to a holy place Completion Complete each sentence or statement. 4. Jesus often prayed in the, the gathering place where Jewish people pray and learn about God. 5. The official public prayer of the Church is. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 11 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Different ways that people serve in a parish are called. a. communities b. sacraments c. ministries 2. At the end of Mass, the priest or deacon sends us out to love and the Lord. a. hear b. save c. serve Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. a man who is not a priest but has received the sacrament of Holy Orders and serves the Church by preaching, baptizing, and assisting the bishop and priests b. community of believers who worship and work together c. the priest who leads the parish in worship, prayer, and teaching 3. parish 4. pastor 5. deacon

3 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 12 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. Only those in religious life have a vocation to love and serve God. 2. Those in religious life make vows, or promises to God. 3. Many laypeople choose married life as their vocation. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 4. A is the invitation to serve God in the Church in a special way. a. vocation b. job c. vow 5. A is God s call to serve him in a certain way. a. vow b. vocation c. promise We Believe Grade 3, Chapter The season of Advent lasts. a. 4 weeks b. 6 weeks c. 8 weeks 2. Through the years, God spoke to his people through the. a. kings b. prophets c. emperors Yes/No Indicate whether you agree with the statement. 3. Advent helps us prepare for the coming of our Savior. 4. During Advent we mourn the death of Jesus. 5. The word Advent means.

4 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter During Advent and Christmas, we hear Jesus being called. a. Emmanuel b. King c. Prophet 2. The name means God with us. 3. Jesus was born in, the city of David. Matching a. apostles b. Holy Innocents c. shepherds d. bishops 4. the baby boys that King Herod ordered to be killed 5. the first ones to hear about the birth of Jesus We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 15 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 1. Anointing of the Sick and Reconciliation are sacraments of healing. 2. Through the sacraments we receive and celebrate God s own life and love. 3. A is a special sign given to us by Jesus through which we share in God s life and love. a. sacrament b. sacramental c. rosary 4. Holy Orders and Matrimony are sacraments of to others. a. initiation b. healing c. service 5. Through the sacraments we receive and celebrate. a. our power b. God s own life and love c. original sin

5 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter Catholics celebrate Sunday Mass to give thanks and praise to God. 2. Holy Orders is the sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ. 3. The Mass is a meal and a. a. sacrifice b. vow c. vocation 4. Catholics celebrate Sunday Mass to. a. listen to music b. visit with friends c. give thanks and praise to God 5. On the night before Jesus died, he celebrated the Jewish feast of with his disciples. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter The Concluding Rite reminds us to continue to praise God and to serve God and his people each day. 2. The Liturgy of the Eucharist gets us ready to listen to God s word. 3. We learn about the life and teachings of Jesus in the. a. prayer of the faithful b. gospel reading c. general intercessions 4. During the Liturgy of the Eucharist the bread and wine become. a. a sacramental b. the consecration c. the Body and Blood of Christ 5. During the Liturgy of the, we receive the Body and Blood of Christ in Holy Communion.

6 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter Telling our sins to a priest is called contrition. 2. In the sacrament of Reconciliation, we receive absolution through the prayers of the assembly. 3. is being sorry for our sins and intending not to sin again. a. Contrition b. Absolution c. A penance 4. is telling our sins to a priest. a. Absolution b. Contrition c. Confession 5. is something we do to show we are sorry for our sins We Believe Grade 3, Chapter At a funeral Mass we are reminded that at Baptism we were welcomed into the Body of Christ. 2. In the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, the priest anoints a sick person with holy water. 3. is living forever with God in the happiness of heaven. a. Eternal life b. Hell c. Purgatory 4. In the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, the priest anoints a sick person with. 5. A is a special Mass at which we thank God for the life of a person who has died.

7 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter The season of Lent lasts for. a. 20 days b. 40 days c. 60 days Yes/No Indicate whether you agree with the statement. 2. Ashes are placed on our foreheads as a sign that we are sorry for our sins. 3. The season of Lent begins on. 4. Lent is a time to renew our. Short Answer 5. During Lent, we make a special effort to follow Jesus through. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 21 Yes/No Indicate whether you agree with the statement. 1. The Three Days take us from the season of Advent to the season of Easter. 2. On Holy Saturday, we gather for the Easter Vigil. Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. Holy Thursday b. Ascension Thursday c. Good Friday d. Holy Saturday 3. We remember Jesus suffering and death on the cross. 4. We remember what happened at the Last Supper. 5. We celebrate that Jesus rose from the dead.

8 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 22 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 1. We show that we are disciples only when we participate in Mass. 2. Only the pope and bishops share the good news and work for justice. 3. We show we are disciples of Jesus when we. a. always work alone b. disobey those who care for us c. treat everyone fairly 4. Jesus asks his disciples to his work. a. continue b. forget c. disobey 5. We show we are disciples when we live out the of Jesus. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 23 Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. call God Allah b. call God Yahweh and Lord c. an agreement between God and his people d. believe in and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ e. work toward Christian unity 1. Jews 2. covenant 3. Christians 4. Muslims 5. ecumenism

9 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter A Rite is a special way that Catholics celebrate, live, and pray to God. 2. All Catholics are united with their bishops and the pope. 3. In the Catholic Church sacraments are celebrated. a. eight b. six c. seven 4. Catholics live. a. all over the world b. only in North America c. in Africa but not in Asia 5. We are a light in the world when we share our for the good of others. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 25 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. One way we can work to become is by knowing and living our faith every day. a. saints b. miracles c. martyrs Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. the belief that, when Mary s work on earth was done, God brought her body and soul to live forever with the risen Christ b. the union of the baptized members of the Church on earth with those who are in heaven and in purgatory c. the belief that Mary was free from original sin from the very first moment of her life d. followers of Christ who lived lives of holiness on earth and now share in eternal life with God in heaven 2. saints 3. communion of saints 4. Immaculate Conception 5. Assumption

10 We Believe Grade 3, Chapter One way we can witness to God s Kingdom today is by living peacefully with one another. 2. A is a short story that uses things from everyday life to help us understand important messages. a. miracle b. witness c. parable 3. Jesus said that the Kingdom of God is like a. a. mustard seed b. parable c. rosary Matching Match the letter of each item with the correct statement. a. amazing events that are beyond human power b. a short story that uses things from everyday life 4. parable 5. miracles We Believe Grade 3, Chapter The Easter season begins on. a. Ash Wednesday b. Easter Sunday c. Pentecost 2. During the Easter season, the priest wears vestments. a. red b. white c. green 3. The Easter season ends on. a. Ash Wednesday b. Holy Thursday c. Pentecost 4. The Easter season lasts for. a. 40 days b. 50 days c. 60 days 5. Jesus made a special appearance to the disciple because he doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead.

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