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Monday, February 16, 2009

Blessed Nicholas Paglia

Today is his memorial in the current General Calendar

Blessed Nicholas was born at iovinazzo, near Bari, Italy, in 1197. While pursuing studies at Bologna, he was drawn to the Order by a sermon of Saint Dominic who personally gave him the habit and made him one of his travelling ompanions. e was well-known for his preaching throughout the Roman Province and compiled a concordance of sacred cripture. He died at Perugia in 1256.


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