Source: Wikimedia Commons Photo by Tânia Rêgo/ABr

Source: Wikimedia Commons Photo by Tânia Rêgo/ABr

Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey. To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history Pgoodness which touches every story of suffering and opens up a ray of light.

– Pope Francis

St. Augustine of Canterbury 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.)

St. Augustine of Canterbury by Edmund Evans and James William Edmund Doyle [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1. Which Pope asked St. Augustine to preach in England?

a. Gregory the Great

b. Leo the Great

c. John Paul II

d. Urban IX

2. Where did St. Augustine and his fellow monks build a monastery and Church?

a. Turin

b. London

c. Paris

d. Canterbury 

3. Where was St. Augustine ordained a bishop?

a. France

b. England

c. Rome

d. Canada

4. When did St. Augustine die?

a. 596

b. 1643

c. 990

d. 605 

Bonus: What is the other name St. Augustine is known by?

a. Englad’s Great Preacher

b. Robert

c. Golden Tongue

d. Austin

St. Boniface

St. Boniface

Prayer of St. Boniface

Eternal God, the refuge and help of all your children, we praise you for all you have given us, for all you have done for us, for all that you are to us. In our weakness, you are strength, in our darkness, you are light, in our sorrow, you are comfort and peace. We cannot number your blessings, we cannot declare your love: For all your blessings we bless you. May we live as in your presence, and love the things that you love, and serve you in our daily lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Prayer for the pope

God, the Shepherd and Ruler of all Your faithful people, mercifully look upon Your servant Pope Francis, whom You have chosen as the chief Shepherd to preside over Your Church. We beg You to help him lead us with his words and example that he may reach everlasting life together with us, the flock you entrusted to him. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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