Special Sub-Topic: Saints, Blesseds, Venerables, and Servants of God
|Which saint was ordained priest at the Monastery of the Holy Trinity in Vilnius, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, where he entered in 1604?|
Saint Josaphat Kuntsevych. Saint Josaphat was born at the historic region of Volhynia, Grand Duchy of Lithuania. He is known as the Martyr of Ecumenism.
|Which saint was the founder of the Passionist Congregation in Italy?|
Saint Paul of the Cross. Pope Benedict XIII granted Paul official approval to form the congregation in 1725.
|Which saint obtained a law doctorate at the University of Padua in Italy and was chosen Bishop of Geneva in 1602?|
Saint Francis de Sales. With Jane Frances de Chantal, he founded the Order of the Visitation in 1610.
|Which missionary saint traveled to North America with other members of the Society of Jesus to preach the Gospel to Huron, Algonquin, and Iroquois Indians of the United States and Canada?|
Saint Isaac Jogues. Isaac and his seven companions are the First North American Martyrs, killed in 1646.
|Which saint was made the Bishop of Lyon around the year 434?|
Saint Eucherius of Lyon. Saint Eucherius died in 449.
|Which saint is the Patroness of Sweden?|
Saint Bridget (Birgitta). Upon the death of her husband, Ulf Gudmarsson, in 1344, she entered the Third Order of Saint Francis.
|Which saint was the founder of the Carthusian Order in 1084?|
Saint Bruno of Cologne. He successfully taught at the Cathedral of Rheims for 18 years.
|Which saint was appointed Bishop of Constantinople in 398?|
Saint John Chrysostom. Chrysostom means "golden mouth."
|Which saint succeeded Monsignor Lambert Sula as Bishop of Krakow?|
Saint Stanislaus of Szczepanow. He was martyred in 1079 by King Boleslaus II by being hacked into pieces. The pieces were subsequently thrown to a pool by the church.
|On December 8, 1878, the Congregation of the Franciscan Tertiary Missionaries of Argentina was launched by Teresa Fronteras, Brigida Moyano, and which blessed?|
Blessed Maria del Transito de Jesus Sacramentado. She was born Maria del Transito Eugenia de los Dolores Cabanillas. Her father, Felipe Cabanillas Taranzo married Francisca Antonia Lujan Sanchez five years earlier before her birth as the third of 10 or 11 children on the 15th of August, 1821.
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