St Raymond of Penyafort

St. Raymond of Penyafort

Priest (Optional Memorial)

Feast: 07 January

Born at Penyafort, near Barcelona, about 1175. He was ordained, and became a professor of philosophy and law. He entered the Dominican Order in 1222, shortly after the death of St. Dominic. He became Master General of the Order. He was a master of moral theology and of canon law; at Gregory IX's request, he edited the Book of Decretals. His Summary of Casesgave rules for the administration of the sacrament of penance. He died on 6 January 1275.

St. Raymond of Penyafort

Resources from:

  1. "The Weekday Missal - A New Edition - Weekday Masses For the Proper of Seasons * Ordinary Time * The Proper of Saints * Occasional Masses * Masses for the Dead", Collins, 1982, This edition 2005.
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