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Quiz – Miracles of the saints

30 October 2019

How well do you know your saints and their miracles? Take the quiz and test your knowledge.

  1. Which famous Irish female saint once turned bathwater into beer so she might better host some visiting priests?
  2. Following his martyrdom in 3rd century Paris, St Denis is famous for carrying what through the city streets?
  3. Often appearing at times of greatest need, which animal is said to have accompanied St John Bosco throughout his life?
  4. St Joseph Curpertino was so embarrassed by his miraculous ability when it first occurred that he is said to have hidden in his mother’s house afterwards. What was his ability?
  5. Who am I? was born Francesco Forgione, but later became known by another more famous name when I joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. It’s said that I had the ability to read hearts, the gift of tongues, and the gift of conversions. I’m most famous for bearing the stigmata. I am one of the most famous saints to possess the stigmata in the 20th century. I am Padre ____.



Answers: 1. St Brigid. 2. His head. 3. A dog. 4. He levitated (as well as received ecstatic visions). 5. Pio.

St Brigid’s Cross – Liscannorman – Creative Commons


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