Thomas Aquinas

St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) was born into a wealthy family at Roccasecca in Italy. He joined the Dominicans, much to his families displeasure and attempts to prevent it, and studied at The University of Paris. Thereafter, he taught as Professor and held other noted positions in various institutions.

Portrait of St Thomas Aquinas

St Thomas Aquinas was a distinguished and immensely influential theologian; “He was the foremost classical proponent of natural theology… and much of modern philosophy developed or opposed his ideas, particularly in the areas of ethics, natural law, metaphysics, and political theory”. (Wiki)

St Thomas’ Feast Day is 28th January. He was canonised a Saint, fifty years after his death. He is a Doctor of the Church.  In 1880, he was declared Patron of all Catholic educational establishments.

St Thomas Aquinas:

Pray for us that we will use our skills to understand the teachings of Jesus to the best of our ability.

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