Quiz Round 7 -
Some reporters noticed frequently that The Priests are not just easily recognised during events because of their clerical garments, but also because of … ?
All three priests have talked numerous times about their love for music combined with liturgy. Apart from a general “happy marriage between music and the faith”, could you suggest a few personal reasons given by one of them as to why music is so important when celebrating different types of liturgy?
Of The Fathers, who has been talking a lot about The Priests’ “shelf life” during the last several months (both in articles and on TV)?
Of The Priests, who do you think said this: “If our music appeals to people of faith, that’s wonderful. If it also appeals to people of no faith, that’s wonderful. Our music is for everyone.”
Of the three, whose parish members said: “Don’t worry if you are away 2-
When did the idea of becoming a priest first come to Fr Martin?
Of The Priests, who do you think said that: “It’s not so much us getting used to the music industry as the music industry getting used to us!”
One of the projects that The Priests’ Charitable Foundation supports is “Kate’s Project”. Of The Priests, for whom is this special and why?
The Priests played a little word play joke on Prince Charles when they presented him with their CD – what was the word play?
Who strongly recommended during a TV show that The Priests should get their own “tour bus”?
Of The Priests, who has a whole lot of nieces and nephews who are greatly impressed by their uncle’s “celebrity photos”: The Priests with Take That, The Priests with The Killers, The Priests with Rihana… etc?
Fr Eugene is a veteran of several operas and stage shows and always liked performing. But would you know why – given his Irish background – he especially likes performing comic roles in theatre?
One of the Fathers remembers having felt such stage fright once, while singing in the Sistine Chapel, that he had to stop for a moment. Who was it and what did he say about the Holy Father’s reaction to it?
During the Classical Brits 2009, The Priests met several world famous stars and always described it as a “fantastic experience”. Can you name a few of the stars?
What did The Priests sing for the President of Ireland during her visit in Ballyclare in Feb 2010?
What did Fr Eugene answer, when asked by Gerry Kelly in June 2010, what was the “biggest thrill” or the “most satisfaction” for him and/or The Priests so far?
To whom of the Fathers would you attribute the following quote? "You have your ups and downs, conscious of your strengths, conscious of your brokenness, and yet it's only in your brokenness that you really realise what it is to need God. And music does that, too.”
Of The Priests, who described himself as “the worrier of the group”?
Who was one of the earliest musical influences for all three priests during their collegiate studies?
When and where did The Priests give their first concert of 2010? What inspirational modern piece of music did they perform – and how did their audience react?
Of The Priests, who is mostly dealing with responses to the fan mail the Fathers keep receiving, be it cards, letters, emails or whatever?
Of The Priests, who is very fond of saying that the people will hopefully realize that priests are “three-
Of The Priests, who said the following in response to the question, if the process of making the first album had involved any “temptations”: “Sometimes, you do have a ‘grass is greener’ experience. But life isn’t a bed of roses, whatever path you take; and as life goes by, you grow into your life. I have always been secure that this was what God was calling me to do.”
Who were special “musical guests” joining The Priests on stage at the Liverpool Concert?
When was the Armagh-
Who was the support act during The Priests’ Irish leg of their 2010 Concert Tour?
Can you name the locations of the UK-
Quote: “We just don’t know where this is going to take us but we’re relying on God who is taking us by the hand and we just have to keep our hand in his.” Of The Priests, who said that?
How did Fr David describe “Harmony” in relation to debut album “The Priests”?
Of The Priests, who has been repeatedly heard to say: “The three of us have a ‘global parish’ you might say!”?
Answers for Round 7
“There’s nothing I like more than going to a museum or art gallery
simply to enjoy the works of all kinds of artists, both famous and not so famous.
Art, like music, is truly timeless."