The Life of Saint Dominic is the preeminent biography of the founder of the Order of Preachers. Bede Jarrett, O.P., follows Dominic de Guzman from boyhood to death, describing his emergence amidst the Great Heresy of the Albigensians, the founding of the Order, the establishment of the nuns, and his commission of brothers in the mission of praise, prayer, and preaching.5/5(1). Father Jarrett's Life of St. Dominic is by far the best English biography of St. Dominic and brings him and his Order -- one of the richest ornaments of the Church and of the entire intellectual world -- to vibrant life for the modern [So the author of the book is a reliable source]. It is one of the 3 best books I have ever read. Saint Dominic Savio has been my favorite Saint since I was a child. His life is so beautiful and so inspiring, that it will delight, amaze and inspire people of all ages, as it touched and changed my life. There is so much to learn from this great 5/5(7). A really inspiring book, about the life of a young Catholic lad, Dominic Savio (who was later canonised a saint), who was a student of Father John Bosco (Don Bosco, who was also canonised a saint). He led a really pious and holy life, and died at the young age of 14, one month short of his 15th birthday, preserving his baptismal innocence until his death/5.
Following St. Dominic, sacred study has always been an integral part of Dominican life. The friars study theology as a religious practice, for growth in prayer, and for the ministry of the salvation of souls (LCO 76). In reality, truth and charity are inextricably linked. Dominic, Saint, , Dominicans Publisher New York, P. O'Shea Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages: St. Dominic, Spanish in full Santo Domingo de Guzmán, (born c. , Caleruega, Castile [Spain]—died August 6, , Bologna, Romagna [Italy]; canonized July 3, ; feast day August 8), founder of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans), a mendicant religious order with a universal mission of preaching, a centralized organization and government.