A Brief Quiz On Today’s Feast

Today is the observance of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. I’m not feeling particularly philosophical or religious these days, so maybe a quiz is in order:

Cite his baptismal name:

  1. Ignacio
  2. Loyola
  3. Iñigo
  4. Suscipe

True or false: he once killed a Muslim in a duel

Cite the means of his injury that led to his conversion:

  1. sword
  2. cannonball
  3. musket
  4. mace

Name the image where, nearby, he hung up his weapons of war:

  1. An icon of Saint Ignatius of Antioch
  2. A crucifix
  3. A statue of the Blessed Mother
  4. A mosaic of Saint Peter

Cite the city where he founded the Jesuits:

  1. Paris
  2. Monserrat
  3. Loyola
  4. Rome

He visited three of the following locations. Cite the one he missed:

  1. England
  2. Jerusalem
  3. Cyprus
  4. Portugal

Three of the following men were his original companions. Cite the one who became a Jesuit later on:

  1. Francis Xavier
  2. Pierre Favre
  3. Peter Canisius
  4. Nicolas Bobadilla

In his autobiography, cite the title he used for himself:

  1. pilgrim
  2. student
  3. disciple
  4. soldier

Cite his cause of death:

  1. old age
  2. malaria
  3. plague
  4. malnutrition

Name the patron of the mother church of the Jesuits:

  1. Jesus
  2. Mary
  3. Ignatius of Loyola
  4. Francis of Assisi


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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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2 Responses to A Brief Quiz On Today’s Feast

  1. nassauny says:

    Excellent test. One puzzle: What does the “of” signify? Is it geographical or a sign of nobility?

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