Saint Dominic (1170-1221) was born and educated in Spain, with extensive studies in theology and the arts. During a famine in 1191, he sold all of his belongings to purchase food for the poor. 289 more words
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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