Dominic was a Spanish priest and founder of the Dominican Order. He is the patron saint of astronomy and science, a reflection of his lifelong love of learning and teaching.In portraits he is often depicted with a star shining on or above his head. Dominic attended university, and it's certainly possible that he was exposed to the mysteries of the heavens.
Valentine Berrio-Ochoa Bishop and martyr of Vietnam. A native of Ellorio, Spain, he entered the Dominican Order and was sent to the Philippines. From there he went to Vietnam in serving as a vicar apostolic and … continue reading More Saints of the.
Saint of the Day – 18 January – St Margaret of Hungary O.P. (1242-1270) – Nun and Virgin – born in 1242 and died on 18 January 1271 at Budapest, Hungary. Her relics were given to the Poor Clares at Pozsony (modern Bratislava, Slovak Republic) when the Dominican Order in the area was dissolved, however, most of her relics were .....
This pendant combines very costly materials with the discreet but chilling symbols of the Spanish Inquisition. It was made in Spain around 1620 to 1630. The black and white cross is that of the Roman Catholic Dominican order. The enamelled green cross on the back symbolises the hope of repentance before punishment.
Faculty and staff honored for service at St. Mary's Dominican High in New Orleans