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What is Historically Accurate About St. Patrick?

What’s True About St. Patrick?

The truth about Saint Patrick is that his meaningful life is overlooked by most people. What is celebrated in the holiday has little to nothing to do with the man himself. Here’s a chance to learn more about the documentation on the life of a man whose legacy is worthy of respect and emulation.

Find out how much of this man’s life and work you know via the following quiz then let us know in the comments below if you found any of it surprising. If it’s all new to you, learn something of his unusual youth and get a glimpse of his work.

For more information check out this article that includes recommended books on this famous man see Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.

  • Question of

    The man we call St. Patrick was not born in Ireland.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Patrick was born in what we now know of as…

    • England.
    • France.
  • Question of

    In his childhood Patrick rejected the gospel of Christ.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Patrick was kidnapped at age 16 by…

    • Irish Pirates.
    • German Visigoths.
  • Question of

    During his captivity he came to the end of himself and…

    • Gave up hope.
    • Began trusting God.
  • Question of

    A changed soul, Patrick was able to escape captivity and return home at about age…

    • 16.
    • 22.
  • Question of

    A major factor in the effectiveness of Saint Patrick’s ministry was his…

    • Humility.
    • Optimism.
  • Question of

    Modern St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are based on historical facts.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    The Lorica of St. Patrick, or St. Patrick’s Breastplate, is a…

    • Prayer of confidence.
    • Guide for worship.
  • Question of

    Patrick is considered the first Christian leader to oppose…

    • Slavery.
    • Racism.
  • Question of

    Saint Patrick was especially grateful for the opportunity to…

    • Preach and teach the grace of God.
    • Bring social change to Ireland.
  • Question of

    Saint Patrick’s work was beneficial to only Christians.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Near the end of his life Patrick wrote his…

    • Auctoritas.
    • Confessio.
  • Question of

    Saint Patrick’s effort to minister in Ireland continues to inspire missionaries.

    • True
    • False

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  1. A survey taken in the US on where he was born might prove to amuse you, in that case. :- ) The provided link to more info (which offers info on a useful book) seems to be caught in a glitch but maybe they’ll get it straightened out soon.

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