St dominic the spanish churchman st dominic (ca 1170-1221) founded the dominican order, a religious community officially called the order of preachers dominic was born to the well-to-do guzmán family in the town of caleruega in northern spain.
St dominic and his work is a translation of st dominique, l’idée, 1’homme, et 1’oeuvre by pierre mandonnet, op, with notes and critical studies by marie-humbert vicaire, op, and reginald ladner, op, published by desclée de brouwer & cie, bruges, belgium. Saint dominic’s story if he hadn’t taken a trip with his bishop, dominic would probably have remained within the structure of contemplative life after the trip, he spent the rest of his life being a contemplative in active apostolic work.
Saint dominic, spanish in full santo domingo de guzmán, (born c 1170, caleruega, castile—died august 6, 1221, bologna, romagna canonized july 3, 1234 feast day august 8), founder of the order of friars preachers , a religious order of mendicant friars with a universal mission of preaching, a centralized organization and government, and a great emphasis on scholarship.
He continued this work for 10 years, being successful with the ordinary people but not with the leaders his fellow preachers gradually became a community, and in 1215 dominic founded a religious house at toulouse, the beginning of the order of preachers or dominicans. Prayer to saint dominic god of truth you gave your church a new light in the life and preaching of our father dominic give us the help we need to support our preaching by holy and simple lives. Prayers to st dominic: o god, you have enlightened thy church by the eminent virtues and preaching of st dominic prayers to st dominic: o god, you have enlightened thy church by the eminent virtues and preaching of st dominic all ages will call me blessed the almighty works marvels for me holy is his name his mercy is from age to. Our family is extremely blessed to have found saint dominic child care center for our son saint dominic child care is safe, clean, and staffed with loving, caring providers we feel as though our son is in trusting hands while we are away at work.
Since his work represents the terminus of his creative energy, the achievements of the order during the first century are recorded for the purpose of illuminating further the life of st dominic, which is sketched but briefly. Saint dominic participated in the stirring scenes that followed, but always on the side of mercy, wielding the arms of the spirit while others wrought death and desolation with the sword some historians assert that during the sack of béziers, dominic appeared in the streets of that city, cross in hand, interceding for the lives of the women and children, the aged and the infirm.
Prayer to saint dominic god of truth you gave your church a new light in the life and preaching of our father dominic give us the help we need to support our preaching by holy and simple lives give us the help we need to support our preaching by holy and simple lives.