Weekly Words from The Rock

Last weekend, I posed some questions from the life of Father
Schuster. Here are the answers.
Question: During the course of a year, the pastor is the
celebrant at many funerals. In celebrating a funeral, what is
the one symbol which is not used?
Paschal/Easter Candle
Aspergillum (Used in sprinkling Holy Water)
Answer: Oils. Oils are used in baptism, confirmation, holy
orders and anointing of the sick. Oils are not used during a
Question: When was Father Schuster appointed pastor of
July 1, 2015
July 1, 2016
July 1, 2017
None of the above.
Answer: July 1, 2016. It is amazing how quickly time flies.
Question: From where Father Schuster sits during Mass, he
notices many unique things within a particular church. If
you were seated in a pew during Mass at Resurrection and
looked around, what one object is not found within its walls?
Statue of Mary
Stations of the Cross
Votive Candles
Fire Extinguisher
Answer: Ambry. The ambry is used to house (keep) the
oils. The ambry at Resurrection is in the gathering space.
Question: When Father Schuster turned fifty on May 28,
2018, what was his reaction?
Didn’t Care (More wishing he could be fishing).
Wondered how he could already be fifty.
None of the above.
All of the above.
Answer: Didn’t Care (More wishing he could be
fishing). Enough said!
Three More Questions (Answers will be given next
Question: In Father Schuster’s pickup, which of the items is
not found?
Oil stock for the anointing of the sick
Spare Roman Collar (the white thing at the top of a
priest’s shirt)
CDs of Bishop Fulton Sheen
Holy Bible
Question: How many miles does Father Schuster have on his
2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup?
100,000 miles
200,000 miles
250.000 miles
300,000 miles
350,000 miles
Question: If Father Schuster could drive his pickup
anywhere, what is the one thing on his bucket list?
Madonna concert
Visit the Holy Father
Attend the Daytona 500
African safari
Travel the world

God’s blessings! Father Schuster

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