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1

Which apostle does this describe?
1. The first leader (pope) of the Church
2. Name was changed from Simon to Cephas, which means rock
3. Jesus said he would build his Church upon the rock
4. He was crucified hanging upside down
5. Jesus gave him the keys of the kingdom of heaven, often pictured with keys in his hand

Peter

2

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was the first apostle that Jesus called to follow him.
2. He was a brother to Peter
3. He was a fisherman
4. His name means manly and courageous
5. He was crucified on a cross

Andrew

3

Which apostle does this describe?
1. His nickname "sons of thunder"
2. His symbols are the travelers' staff and a pilgrim's bell.
3. He was the first apostle to be martyred for Christ
4. He was beheaded in Jerusalem at the command of Herod
5. He was the brother of John

James the Great

4

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was a fisherman
2. His symbol was the eagle
3. He was the only apostle not married
4. He was known as the apostle of love
5. He was the only apostle to die a natural death.
6. He was one of those who Jesus called "sons of thunder"
7. He was the 4th Evangelist.

John

5

Which apostle does this describe?
1. His symbol is the column or pillar
2. He is the great missionary
3. He is buried in Asia Minor
4. He came from Bethsaida, like Peter and Andrew
5. He received a direct invitation from Jesus to follow him.

Philip

6

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He is believed to be Nathanael, the man Philip introduced to Jesus
2. His symbol is the knife
3. He was very honest
4. His name means "son of Tolomai"

Bartholomew

7

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was a tax collector
2. His nickname is Levi
3. He is one of the Gospel writers; the first of the four gospel writers
4. His symbol is the head of a man
5. Tradition tells us he died a martyr's death

Matthew

8

Which apostle does this describe?
1. His symbol is carpenters' tools
2. He is remembered for doubting because he did not believe that Jesus had risen
3. He was not with the other apostles when Jesus came to them after the Resurrection

Thomas

9

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was the first bishop of Jerusalem
2. His symbol is the club - he was beaten to death by Jews angered that Paul had escaped death.
3. He is the brother of Jude
4. Given his name to distinguish him from another, perhaps because he was shorter or younger
5. His mother was Mary of Clopas, a follower of Jesus and possibly a cousin of the Blessed Virgin Mary

James the Lesser

10

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was the brother of James the Lesser
2. He was a cousin of Jesus
3. His symbol is the axe
4. He is the patron saint of hopeless cases

Jude

11

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was the only apostle who was a Zealot
2. He was beaten to death and sawed apart
3. He had to channel his zeal into the peaceful pursuit of the Kingdom

Simon

12

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver
2. He hung himself instead of returning to Jesus to receive his loving forgiveness
3. He was the keeper of the money; entrusted with the care of the common funds
4. His symbol is money
5. He is believed to have come from the town of Judea

Judas

13

Which apostle does this describe?
1. He was the apostle who took Judas place
2. He witness the resurrection
3. He was crucified
4. His symbol was the lance

Matthias

14

followers; means learners

disciples

15

Who was the world's greatest teacher?

Jesus

16

How many men did Jesus chose to accompany him on his mission?

12

17

What word comes from words that mean "send" and "messenger"?

Apostle

18

What were the missions of the apostles?

1. To share the ministry of Jesus
2. Preach the Good News of the risen Lord

19

Who were the successors of the apostles?

The bishops

20

What do the 12 apostles symbolize?

the new People of God

21

Why were there 12 apostles?

Because there were 12 tribes of Israel

22

Describe the apostles in general.

They were -
1. political nobodies
2. ordinary people
3. sinners

23

What did the apostles and all the other disciples find in Jesus?

Compassion and strength

24

What does challenge us and the apostles to do?

Continue his mission

25

Jesus intended that the faith of the apostles be proclaimed to when?

the end of time

26

The teachings of the apostles is carried on by their successors. Who are they?

the pope and the bishops of the Catholic Church

27

The pope - the bishop of Rome - is whose successor?

Peter

28

Who is the pastor of the whole Church and has the universal power in the care of souls?

the pope

29

Who was the first one to believe and follow Christ?

Mary, the mother of Jesus

30

Queen of the Apostles

One of Mary's titles