The Church needs priests, and always will. Ask the Blessed Trinity for them each day, through Holy Mary. And pray that they may be cheerful, hard-working, effective; that they may be well trained: and that they may sacrifice themselves joyfully for their brothers and sisters.

– St. Josemaria Escriva

Quiz on St. Blaise

St. Blaise

St. Blaise

1. Where was St. Blaise the Bishop of?

a. Sebaste, Armenia

b. Rome, Italy

c. Sao Paolo, Brazil

d. Krakow, Poland

2. Why did the widow ask St. Blaise to cure her son?

a. He was choking on a fishbone

b. He was ill with leprosy

c. He was dying from a fever

d. He was blind

3. What did a Christian bring to St. Blaise while he waited in prison?

a. Two candles

b. Bread and water

c. A crucifix

d. Sick animals for him to heal

4. What is St. Blaise the patron of?

a. Blind people

b. Fisherman

c. Veterinarians

d. Throat ailments

Bonus: What else is St. Blaise the patron of?

a. Throat Doctors

b. Bishops

St. John Fisher By Hans Holbein the Younger. [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

c. Wild Beasts

d. Armenia

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Prayer T o St. john Fisher

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Father, you confirm the true faith with the crown of martyrdom. May the prayers of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More give us the courage to proclaim our faith by the witness of our lives. 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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Therefore since the mercy of God is so high, so deep, so broad, and so long, who can say or think it is little? Who will not call it great by all measures of greatness? Then everyone who wants to acquaint himself with this mercy can say, ‘Lord, have mercy on me according to Thy great mercy.’

– St. John Fisher

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