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  • At this same period, on the festival of the Assumption of Our Lady, I was in a monastery of the Order of the glorious Saint Dominic, thinking of the many sins which in times past I had confessed in that house and of other things concerning my wicked life, when there came upon me a rapture so vehement that it nearly drew me forth out of myself altogether.

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  • According to pious legend, the rosary was given to Saint Dominic in a vision of the Virgin Mary in the 13th century.

    A Renovation Of The Rosary

  • He looked almost a saint and his confessionbox was so quiet and clean and dark and his hands were just like white wax and if ever she became a Dominican nun in their white habit perhaps he might come to the convent for the novena of Saint Dominic.


  • Saint Dominic, who with the poverty and example of the life of Christ, restored its primitive strength


  • Similarly, Saint Dominic in 1215 received permission to establish an order which should meet heresy with argument and learning, and the members of this order were particularly trained for a preaching and teaching role.


  • "Perhaps the Lord hath pierced him with a longing after the celestial beauty and heavenly purity of paradise, and wounded him with a divine sorrow, as happened to Saint Francis and to the blessed Saint Dominic," said the monk.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 46, August, 1861

  • He, therefore, consented that his brethren should remain in the convent; he even ordered them to return to it, but he would not go into it himself, and he chose to take the repose which nature required, in the house of the Friars Preachers, where he passed some days with his friend Saint Dominic.

    The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi

  • Saint Dominic had just brought his friars to the dilapidated house then known as San Sisto, had caused rapid repairs to be made, and in his fervor had created round himself a nucleus of ardent reformers.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876

  • The better to signify to the world the spiritual change wrought in their temper, they migrated from the abode which they had sworn to make the symbol and palladium of their independence, and went to San Sisto, Saint Dominic taking his monks to repeople the convent across the Tiber left vacant by the submissive sisterhood.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876

  • “I am Sister Saint Dominic,” said the slightly younger one.

    St Peter's Finger


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