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Transcript of St.Thomas Aquinas
St Thomas Aquinas is the patron saint of universities.and students
Thomas entered the Dominican order at Naples in 1244, against his family’s wishes, and was sent to Paris, and then to Cologne, for further studies (1245–1252).
At the age of five, his studies began at the abbey of Montecassino
Thomas had eight siblings, and was the youngest child. His mother was Theodora
Facts about Thomas Aquinas
St Thomas Aquinas feast day is on January 28.He lived from 1225-1274
St. Thomas died in 1274 (the same year as his Franciscan Colleague, St. Bonaventure) while on his way to participate in the Ecumenical Council of Lyons
The feast of St. Thomas Aquinas was ranked by Pope Pius 5 as equal to the feasts of the four Latin fathers of the Church: Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome, and Gregory.
Some members of his family resorted to all manner of means over a two year period to break his constancy.
he studied at Cologne under the celebrated St. Albert the Great
Recognized as a doctrine
st Thomas Aquinas became a doctor of the church in the seventh century
in 1255 st Thomas Aquinas wrote about the things in our earthly and human nature