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Title: St. Thomas of Villanova
Post by: CyrilSebastian on February 22, 2021, 05:29:40 PM
St. Thomas was born in the Kingdom of Castile, Spain in 1488.   
He was called "of Villanova" after the town where he was educated.     
From his pious parents he learned about charity for the poor.   
 
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Title: Re: St. Thomas of Villanova
Post by: Shin on February 22, 2021, 07:46:47 PM
St. Thomas of Villanova, ora pro nobis.

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Title: Re: St. Thomas of Villanova
Post by: CyrilSebastian on September 04, 2021, 06:47:15 PM
When he was sixteen, Thomas entered the University of Alcala de Henares to study Arts and Theology.   
He became a professor there. He taught arts, logic, and philosophy.


Title: Re: St. Thomas of Villanova
Post by: CyrilSebastian on September 20, 2022, 05:40:19 PM
In 1516 Thomas decided to join the Augustinian friars in Salamanca and in 1518 he was ordained a priest.