Quiz Round 1 -
Can you name one of Fr Martin’s favourite saints who lived in the 11th century?
Question 2 (a “trifling” question):
Can you name one of Fr Eugene’s favourite dessert recipes – and what’s the “secret” ingredient that makes the result so well loved?
What did Fr David do when David Bailey asked The Priests: “What are three grown men like you doing still believing in God?”, and then showed off his Damien Hirst portrait (= a portrait of Jesus bleeding to death on the cross above the legend 'Was it worth it?')?
What was the first record Fr David ever bought in this life?
How did Fr Eugene nickname studio-
Fr Martin (and also Fr Eugene) sometimes use(s) a quote of their old singing teacher Frank Capper that involves music and the human heart. What’s the quote?
Who encouraged The Priests to record the Spanish songs ”Plegaria“ and “Hacia Belén” for their first album?
What are the first names of Frs Eugene’s and Martin’s parents?
What are the first names of Fr David’s parents?
When (month and year) did The Priests sign their contract with Sony in front of Westminster Cathedral?
How often have The Priests been nominated for the Classical Brit Award during the last two years?
Which Guinness Record did The Priests break with their Debut Album?
Who wrote the lyrics for The Priests’ composition “King of Kings” and when did the author write it?
Is there a reason why The Priests feel a special connection to 17/18th century composer Antonio Vivaldi? (If yes, what kind of reason?)
Was Question #14 a “real” question or a trick question?
What is The Priests’ “motto” when singing?
Can you name the languages in which The Priests recorded "Silent Night"?
During their study times the Fathers were often "collectively dubbed" by their classmates. Can you name two of their collective nicknames?
How many siblings were there in the O’Hagan family – were there twins among them? If there were twins indeed, can you name them?
The Priests’ Trust Fund is supporting special projects in different countries. What is the common headline for the projects abroad -
How many songs in how many languages are on the Debut Album? Name the languages!
Of The Priests, who was teaching for seven years at a Diocesan Grammar school in Belfast?
What kind of trendy footgear did at least two of The Priests wear during the 1970s in order to be “cool”?
Which song did The Priests sing on “The Tubridy Show” on 21 April 2010? Who wrote the lyrics in what year?
Question 25 (a "kidding" question):
How did The Priests describe themselves during interviews when sales started soaring after the release of their Debut Album?
What was Mike Hedges’ original dream when scouts were sent out to search for “a priest who could sing”?
Which performance in which amateur production at which Festival won Fr Eugene “Best Comic Actor” in 2007?
When (exact date) was Fr Martin ordained a priest?
Question 29 (a "Godly" question):
How did The Priests’ management once describe the contents of the first album?
Two of the Fathers claim that the third part of their Trio “has them in stitches”. Just who might say that about whom?
Answers for Round 1
"It has been our experience that people from different denominations
and even some with no particular religious affiliation
are attracted to the music."