Skip to comments.[Today is] The Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas
Posted on 01/28/2005 10:02:56 AM PST by sionnsar
Saint Thomas Aquinas, a Dominican theologian, was born Thomas d'Aquino, the son of a baron, in his family's castle at Roccasecca, central Italy, in 1224 or 1225. At about the age of five, Thomas was placed by his parents in the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino. His uncle had been abbot of the monastery, and his family had similar ambitions for Thomas. When Monte Cassino became the scene of a battle between papal and imperial troops, however, Thomas withdrew and enrolled at the University of Naples in November of 1239, where he stayed until April of 1244. There he came into contact with members of the Dominican order and, against the opposition of his family, became a Dominican friar in late April of 1244. Shortly after, in May of 1244, his family intervened forcibly, having him abducted and detained thereafter at Roccasecca. ...
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Nice Blog *BUMP* ! Fantastic layout! Added to favorites and will add it to my own site as recommended reading.
Exactly why I excerpt some postings -- they're sometimes much better read in the original.
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Nice -- and bookmarked! Thanks.
It's also the birthday of my youngest child. :-)
May the message of St. Thomas “to seek the truth in charity” penetrate our heart and mind.
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I’m curious whose Kalendar has this? Ours celebrates St. Thomas, the Angelic Doctor, on March 7th.
What a great site!
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