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St Dominic

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St. Dominic was born in Calaruega, Spain in 1170. He studied theology at Palencia and was made canon of the Church of Osma. He founded the " Order of Friar Preachers", propagated the praying of the Rosary, and saved the Church from the Albigensian Heresy. St. Dominic died in Bologna, Italy, in 1221. He is the Patron Saint of Astronomers.

"Arm yourself with prayer rather than a sword; wear humility rather than fine clothes."
(St. Dominic)

Dominic is taught the Rosary
Benedict on the Mendicant Orders
The temptation of power
The prayer of Dominic


St Martin I

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Pope St. Martin I was born in Todo, Italy. He was the last pope to die a martyr. St. Martin called the Council at the Lateran Basilica in his first year and condemned Heraclius and Monothelitism, going against a decree by the Byzantine Emperor who commanded there be no discussion of the issue.