Feast Days
Cities of the Patriarchs
The Clergy
The Melkite Church
The Saints

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This popular feast day is in December
What is Christmas

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This city, where Christ was crucified, is one of the five patriarchates
What is Jerusalem

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The highest members of the clergy; they ordain priests and deacons, teach, and lead the church
Who are bishops

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Melkites get together every Sunday for this service.
What is the Divine Liturgy

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Patron saint of children; his feast is celebrated in December.
Who is Saint Nicholas

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The Feast of Pentecost is in honor of when the Holy Spirit gave strength to these followers of Jesus.
Who are the Apostles

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The city of Rome, one of the five patriarchal cities, is located in this country.
What is Italy

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The "father among the bishops", this title is given to the bishop who leads the Melkite Church.
What is the Patriarch

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The head of the Melkite church is known as the Patriarch of this city.
What is Antioch

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Mary, the Mother of God, is also known by this title.
Who is the Theotokos

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The icon of Easter (Pascha) shows Christ helping the first two people rise from their tombs. Who are those people?
Who are Adam and Eve

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The patriarch of the Melkite Church is known as the Patriarch of this ancient city.
What is Antioch

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A woman monk who devotes her life to God.
Who is a nun

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The Melkite Church in Atlanta is named in honor of this saint.
Who is Saint John Chrysostom

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This apostle, orginally named Simon, was called "The Rock" by Jesus.
Who is Peter

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Palm Sunday celebrates Christ's entrance into Jerusalem. What type of animal did He ride into the city?
What is a donkey

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Alexandria is located in this North African country
What is Egypt

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The name of the bishop who leads the Melkite church in the United States.
Who is Bishop Nicholas

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The name of the entry room in the front of the church.
What is the narthex

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This apostle wrote letters known as the Epistles, which are part of the New Testament.
Who is Saint Paul

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The Feast of the Theophany celebrates John baptizing Jesus in this river.
What is the Jordan River.

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This city was the capital of the Byzantine Empire and home to Greek patriarchs.
What is Constantinople

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The second level of Holy Orders, above deacons and below bishops; they typically minister to a church congregation.
Who are priests (presbyters)

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Melkites and other faithful Christians venerate these holy images; they cover the interior walls of the church.
What are icons

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This woman saint was born to a noble family in Egypt and was killed by her father on a wheel for following Christ.
Who was Saint Catherine of Alexandria