Behold, my brother, we have shared the same destiny, ploughing the same furrow; I now fall in the field at the end of my day. I know that you greatly love your Mountain; but do not for the sake of the Mountain give up your work of teaching.

– St. Cyril, Monk on his deathbed to St. Methodius, Bishop

St. Cyril and Methodius Quiz

(All questions are based on information given in the biography in your Blue Knight’s Member’s Guide except for the Bonus Question. Answers are at the bottom of the page.)

Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Sts. Cyril and Methodius

1. How did Cyril and Methodius know each other?

a. They were ordained at the same time

b. They were next door neighbors

c. Cyril’s brother was married to Methodius’ sister

d. They were brothers 

2. Why were they chosen to preach in Moravia?

a. They spoke the same language as the people there

b. They were the only ones who volunteered

c. The Pope picked their names out of a hat

d. They asked to go

3. When did St. Cyril die?

a. 869

b. 700

c. 1122

d. 1890

4. When did St. Methodius die?

a. 885

b. 1965

c. 1122

d. 703

Bonus: What was the name St. Cyril was given when he was born?

a. Cyril

b. Joseph

c. Constantine

d. Apollos

Prayer to St. Cyril and Methodius

Father, you brought the light of the gospel to the Slavic nations through Saint Cyril and his brother Saint Methodius. Open our hearts to understand your teaching and help us to become one in faith and praise. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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