March 30, 2016

QUIZ: Can You Match These Liturgical Latin Phrases With Their Meanings?

Whether you're fluent in Latin or a neophyte, ChurchPop has a most excellent quiz. The quiz starts easy and gets progressively harder.


1. "Dóminus vobíscum."

Lord, have mercy.
The Lord be with you.
May the Lord be with you.
May the Lord be praised.

2. "Laus tibi, Christe."

Praise God, you Christian.
Praise to you, Christ.
Have mercy on us, Christ.
You praised God, St. Christopher.

3. "Sursum corda."

Give thanks in your heart.
Let us pray.
Hosanna in the highest.
Lift up your hearts.

4. "Orémus."

Let us pray.
God be praised.
The Mass is over.
And with your spirit.

5. "Et cum spíritu tuo."

It is just and right.
And with the Holy Spirit.
And with your spirit.
And also with you.

6. "Hoc est enim corpus meum."

For this is a symbol of my body.
This is our holy prayer.
For this is my blood.
For this is my body.

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