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BC: Made By Larissa 2009 6/7PM

FC: The Life of Saint Dominic By Larissa Cavallaro

1: St. Dominic was born in 1170 at Calaruega in spain.He son of Felix Guzman and B.I Jona of Aza. He studied at Univ. at Palencia and in 1199 he was appointed canon at Osma.From there he baecame Prior Superior of the chapter.

2: In 1203 he accompanied Bishop Diego de Avezedo of Osma to Languedoc where st Dominic preached against the Albigensians and helped the Cistercians. in 1206 Dominic founded the womens institute in Prouille and added a few preaching Friars to it.

3: In 1208 when Papal lagate Peter of Castlenan was murded by the Albigensians Pope Innocent III started a crusade against them with Count Simon IV of Montford which continied for the next seven years.

4: Dominic now followed the army and preached to the heretics but with no good success. but i 1215 with the approval of Pope Honorius III the order of the Preaches (Dominicans) was founded.

5: For Dominics last few years he spent them organizing the order and he also travelled over Italy, Spain, France to preach and atract new members . The new order was very successful in the work as it applied Dominic to the consept of harmonizing the intellectual life. Sadly on August 6 1221. then later in 1234 he was canonized as patron Saint of astronomers.

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