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St Vincent Ferrer, Confessor; Memorial: April 5
Born at Valencia in Spain of a good family, Vincent received the Dominican habit at eighteen, studied hard, and gained a doctorate in theology with highest honours. 112 more words
The full readings for today can be found here.
In the synagogue at Nazareth, Jesus read from the book of the prophet Isaiah, and began to say, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. 1,445 more words
ROME — Eight centuries ago Dominic de Guzmán launched one of the most influential spiritual movements in the history of Christianity.
Following in the footsteps of Jesus, the Order of Preachers sought to relive the experience of the first disciples, who went through streets of Galilee preaching the love of God in poverty. 461 more words