Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Pop Quiz #2: Modern Saints (10 points)

DIRECTIONS: Answer each question in no more than 3 sentences.  (1 point each)

1.) What are the names of the two beatified parents of St. Therese of Liesiuex?

2.) Why was the catechist Bl. Peter To Rot martyred during World War II?

3.) How did Bl. Pedro Calungsod defend the Spanish friar from an angry village chief who thought Baptism brought evil spirits to his village?

4.) Who was St. Augustine Zhao?

5.) Who was Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati?  Name a favorite sport of his.

6.) What was the cause of death for St. Gianna Molla?

7.) What was Bl. Edith Stein's religion before her conversion to the Catholic faith?  What was her secular profession before entering religious life?

8.) Describe the life and priestly ministry of St. Damien of Molokai.  Who is Hawaii's second saint/beati? 

9.) Who was St. Josephine Bakhita?

10.)  With what apostolate was Bl. Teresa of Calcutta involved before founding the Missionaries of Charity?

EXTRA CREDIT: Name anyone who lived in the past 100 years who currently has a cause for canonization open.

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