10 most difficult saints riddlesSaints quiz
Which saint on the icons was depicted as a knight with a dog's head?
In the Eastern Orthodox Church, certain icons covertly identify Saint Christopher with the head of a dog. The background to the dog-headed Christopher is laid in the reign of the Emperor Diocletian, when a man named Reprebus, Rebrebus or Reprobus was captured in combat against tribes dwelling to the west of Egypt in Cyrenaica.
Which saint is a patron of brewers?
Saint Arnulf of Metz
Saint Alcmund of Hexham
Saint Atto of Pistoia
Saint Amand of Bordeaux
Saint Arnulf of Metz (c. 582 – 640 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian court of Austrasia, who retired to the Abbey of Remiremont. This bishop became famous by miraculous reproduction of beer in south France. Also he is author of prayer to beer.
Saint Paul of Tarsus, known as the Apostle of the Nations, was born as a...
Paul the Apostle was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. Paul is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age and in the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD he founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. He took advantage of his status as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to minister to both Jewish and Roman audiences.
Which religious order is represented by this cross?
Hospital Brothers of St. Anthony
Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo
Antonines, were a Roman Catholic congregation founded in c. 1095, with the purpose of caring for those suffering from the common medieval disease of St. Anthony's fire.
On which island on Lough Derg Lake is the "Purgatory of Saint Patrick" located?
The Holy Island
St Patrick's Purgatory is an ancient pilgrimage site on Station Island in Lough Derg, County Donegal, Ireland. According to legend, the site dates from the fifth century, when Christ showed Saint Patrick a cave, sometimes referred to as a pit or a well, on Station Island that was an entrance to Purgatory.
Which saint is known as the "Apostle of the Germans"?
Saint Boniface (675-754 AD) was a leading figure in the Anglo-Saxon mission to the Germanic parts of the Frankish Empire during the 8th century. He organized Christianity in many parts of Germania. He was martyred in Frisia in 754, along with 52 others, and his remains were returned to Fulda, where they rest in a sarcophagus which became a site of pilgrimage.He became the patron saint of Germania, known as the "Apostle of the Germans".
Which of the orders was founded by Saint Joseph Calasanctius ?
The Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools is the oldest Catholic educational order. The primary goal of the order is to provide free education for poor children.
Who founded the Carthusian Order in 1084?
St. Robert of Molesme
St. Benedict of Nursia
St. Bruno of Cologne
St. Norbert of Xanten
The Carthusian monastic order was founded by Bruno of Cologne and a handful of companions near Grenoble, France, in 1084–1086. Its first customary, often called its “rule,” was written c. 1127 at the Grande Chartreuse, the motherhouse of the order. Carthusian monasteries are called charterhouses. The name Carthusian is derived from the Chartreuse Mountains.
Which country has Saint George as its patron saint?
Russia, England, Portugal and several others
The dragon-slayer saint was very popular as a patron saint during the Middle Ages. Many Patronages of Saint George exist around the world, including: Malta, Georgia, England, Egypt, Bulgaria, Aragon, Catalonia, Romania, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Lithuania, Palestine, Portugal, Sardinia, Serbia, Macedonia, Ukraine, Russia and Syria, as well as numerous cities, professions and organizations.
What saint is associated with the Bloodhound dog breed?
The St. Hubert hound was, according to legend, first bred ca. 1000 AD by monks at the Saint-Hubert Monastery in Belgium; its likely origins are in France, home of many of modern hounds. Whether they originated there, or what their ancestry was, is uncertain, but from ca. 1200, the monks of the Abbey of St Hubert annually sent several pairs of black hounds as a gift to the King of France. Charles described the 'true race' of the St Hubert as black, with red/tawny marks above the eyes and legs usually of the same colour.