Saunt Dominic (Spaingie: Santo Domingo), an aa kent as Dominic o Osma an Dominic o Caleruega, eften cried Dominic de Guzmán an Domingo Félix de Guzmán (August 8, 1170 – August 6, 1221), wis a Castilian priest an foonder o the Dominican Order. Dominic is the patron saunt o astronomers.

Saint Dominic
The Perugia Altarpiece, Side Panel Depicting St. Dominic.jpg
Saint Dominic, portrayed in the Perugia Altarpiece bi Fra Angelico.
Founder
BornAugust 8, 1170
Caleruega, Kinrick o Castile (present-day Castile-Leon, Spain)
Dee'dAugust 6, 1221
Bologna (present-day Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
Veneratit in
Canonised1234
Major shrineSan Domenico, Bologna
Feast
August 8

August 4 (pre-1970 General Roman Calendar)[1]

AttributesChaplet, dug, starn, lilies, Dominican Haibit, beuk an staff, tonsur[2]
PatronageAstronomers; astronomy; Dominican Republic; falsely accused fowk; Santo Domingo Pueblo, Valletta, Birgu (Maltae), Managua

ReferencesEedit

  1. Calendarium Romanum (Libreria Editrice Vaticana 1969), p. 100
  2. "St. Dominic – Iconography". Retrieved 2009-04-19.