Ch 9: Catholic Saints

About This Chapter

Work your way through these lessons to improve your knowledge of Catholic saints. You can use the lessons, quizzes and other resources to prepare for a world religions test, boost your grades in class or catch up if you've fallen behind.

Who's It For

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering information about Catholic saints will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about Mother Teresa, St. Gianna Beretta Motta, Pope Paul VI and others. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in learning about Catholic saints
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning world religion (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Catholic Saints chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Catholic saints for a standard world religion course. Topics covered include:

  • The lives and deaths of Mother Theresa, Blessed Chiara Badano, Blessed Jerzy Popieluskzo and Bishop Oscar Romero
  • Biographies, facts and quotes about St. Pio de Pietrelcina,, St. Gianna Beretta Molla and Aloysius Stepinac
  • Quotations, biography and death of Blessed James Alberione
  • Life, death and facts about Popes John Paul II, Paul VI and John XXIII

16 Lessons in Chapter 9: Catholic Saints
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Saint Boniface: Biography, Facts & Quotes

1. Saint Boniface: Biography, Facts & Quotes

This lesson explores the life and work of Saint Boniface, a Benedictine monk who spent the majority of his life preaching the word of God to pagan tribes in Germany.

Pope John Paul II: Biography, Facts & Death

2. Pope John Paul II: Biography, Facts & Death

In this lesson we will learn about Pope John Paul II's life and death, from being born Karol Wojtyla in Poland to becoming the most famous religious figure in Rome.

Pope John Paul II: Papacy & Quotes

3. Pope John Paul II: Papacy & Quotes

In this lesson, you will learn about the papacy of Pope John Paul II. The focus is on four themes: travel, canonization, anti-communism, and theology. We will also look at some of his most famous quotations.

Pope John Paul II: Miracles & Legacy

4. Pope John Paul II: Miracles & Legacy

In this lesson you will learn about the miracles and legacy of Pope John Paul II. We will discuss the two miracles attributed to Pope John Paul II, and briefly touch on his political and theological contributions.

Mother Teresa: Biography, Facts & Quotes

5. Mother Teresa: Biography, Facts & Quotes

In this lesson you will learn about the life of Mother Teresa, a nun who became world famous for her charitable works with the poorest of the poor in India and, eventually, around the world.

Mother Teresa: Miracles, Canonization & Awards

6. Mother Teresa: Miracles, Canonization & Awards

In this lesson you will learn about the miracles, canonization, and awards of Mother Theresa. A lifelong advocate for the poor, Mother Teresa is now known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta after her canonization in 2016.

Blessed Chiara Badano: Biography, Miracles & Quotes

7. Blessed Chiara Badano: Biography, Miracles & Quotes

This lesson will explore the life and experiences of Blessed Chiara Badano and the timeline that has led to her being named as one of the blessed of the Catholic Church.

Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko: Biography, Miracle & Quotes

8. Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko: Biography, Miracle & Quotes

In this lesson, we will learn about the life and martyrdom of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko. He was a Catholic priest, who risked his life to speak against the communist government in Poland during the 1980s.

Bishop Oscar Romero: Biography, Assassination & Quotes

9. Bishop Oscar Romero: Biography, Assassination & Quotes

In this lesson you will learn about Oscar Romero, an archbishop in El Salvador, who spoke out on behalf of the country's poor against the country's unjust social order before being assassinated in 1980.

Pope Paul VI: Biography, Facts & Death

10. Pope Paul VI: Biography, Facts & Death

Giovanni Battista Montini, also known as Pope Paul VI, has one of the most important legacies in the modern Catholic Church. In this lesson, learn about his life, pontificate, and legacy.

Blessed James Alberione: Biography, Death & Quotes

11. Blessed James Alberione: Biography, Death & Quotes

Blessed James Alberione was a Catholic priest who at the turn of the twentieth century had, quite literally, a vision of making the Catholic Church known throughout the world. In this lesson, learn about his life and work.

Saint Pio de Pietrelcina: Biography & Miracles

12. Saint Pio de Pietrelcina: Biography & Miracles

Not every saint in the Catholic Church lived centuries ago. Some were around in living memory. In this lesson, we'll explore the life of one such saint and see why Pio de Pietrelcina was canonized.

Pope John XXIII: Biography, Facts & Quotes

13. Pope John XXIII: Biography, Facts & Quotes

In this lesson you will learn about the life and legacy of Pope John XXIII, who came from a humble background and ultimately helped lead significant changes within the Catholic church.

Pope John XXIII: Canonization, Contributions & Miracles

14. Pope John XXIII: Canonization, Contributions & Miracles

In this lesson, you will learn about how Pope John XXIII, a popular and influential leader in the Catholic Church, became a saint, as well as some of the unique details about the process.

St. Gianna Beretta Molla: Biography, Miracles & Quotes

15. St. Gianna Beretta Molla: Biography, Miracles & Quotes

In this lesson, we will learn about St. Gianna Beretta Molla - a wife, mother, and physician who sacrificed her life for the sake of her unborn child. We will also explore her pathway to sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church.

Archbishop Aloysius Stepinac: Biography & Quotes

16. Archbishop Aloysius Stepinac: Biography & Quotes

Archbishop Aloysius Stepinac was a Croatian priest who lived through World Wars I and II. In this lesson, learn how he earned a reputation as a humanitarian and how that affected his life after the war.

Chapter Practice Exam
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