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Startling and Silly Saints

Many saints are known for their holy and straitlaced lives. However, some saints did things that are hard to believe. How well do you know these simply startling (and sometimes silly) saints?


Quiz ID:#18854
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Created By:Cereal_KillerAus****!




#1   St. Rose of Lima was the first saint of the Americas. She was known by others as a beautiful woman. However, this didn't last very long. Why?

#2   While a child was in his cradle, a viper tried to attack him, but St. Guinefort thwarted the viper's attempts. When the boy's father arrived, he mistook the snake's blood for the boy's and slew Saint Guinefort. What is unusual about Saint Guinefort?

#3   In 1958, Pope Pius XII designated Saint Clare of Assisi the patron saint of what?

#4   St. Patrick was born in Ireland and lived there until he was brought to modern-day Wales by kidnappers.

#5   Pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth are known as the seven deadly/capital sins. This list was arguably set forth by St. Thomas Aquinas. Who used this list of sins in their epic poem, "The Divine Comedy"?

#6   One of the many theories of the Loch Ness Monster includes the fact that Saint Columba was the first to discover the monster (in the year 565). Legend has it that Saint Columba saved the life of a Pict whom was being attacked by the monster.

#7   Saint Simeon Stylites believed isolation from others would help him pray. At one point, he spent three years in a small hut. However, this is not the most remarkable of his feats. Which of the following is true about Saint Simeon Stylites?

#8   Saint Joseph of Cupertino, born in 1603 and canonized in 1767, is most known for his ability to:

#9   The common phrase, "when in Rome, do as the Romans do", was first spoken by St. Pope John I.

#10   Saint Nicholas is one of the most known saints. What holiday is Saint Nicholas generally associated with?





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