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St. Dominic (1170-1221). Son of Felix Guzman and Bl. Joan of Aza, he was born at Calaruega, Spain, studied at the Univ. at Palencia, was probably ordained there while pursuing his studies and was appointed canon at Osma in 1199. There he became prior superior of the chapter, which was noted for its strict adherence to the rule of St. Benedict. In 1203 he accompanied Bishop Diego de Avezedo of Osma to Languedoc where Dominic preached against the ... Continue Reading

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  1. Sarah
    6 years ago

    I was wondering the same thing!?!

  2. Sophie
    6 years ago

    Why would he be the patron saint of Astronomers when he had nothing to do with astronomy? I went to a catholic school (St Dominic's) and I never found out why that is so. Did they just choose astronomy because there was nothing else? Does anyone know?


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