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Friday, 3 August 2018
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - Jer 26:11-16,24; Mt 14:1-12
Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
Jer 26:11-16,24; Mt 14:1-12
Though Herod wanted to put John to death, why did he not do so?
He did not have the power to put a man to death
He was afraid of the crowd who regarded John a s a prophet
He was a just man
What did the disciples of John do when they heard about his beheading?
They were angry with Herod
They ran away in fear
They took the body of John and buried it
What did the girl do after receiving John the Baptist's head?
She buried it
She gave it to her mother
Whom did Herod think Jesus was?
John the Baptist
A holy man
Who danced at the birthday party of Herod?
The daughter of Herodias
Who saved Jeremiah from being handed over to the people?
What was the name of Philip's wife whom Herod had married?
Who was Ahikam's father?
Why did the priests and prophets say Jeremiah deserved to die?
Because he was corrupt
Because he prophesied against the city
Because he was not a prophet
What is the message of the readings of today?
It is not easy to be as courageous as John
John the Baptist was willing to doe for the truth
John the Baptist was a worthy precursor to Jesus
Thanks for taking the Quiz. I hope it makes the word of God more relevant. Let me know on firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggestions are always welcome.
Fr. Errol Fernandes SJ
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