CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER I

 

Situation of the Church at the end of the twelfth century

 

CHAPTER II

 

Parentage of St. Dominic

 

CHAPTER III

 

St. Dominic arrives in France – His first journey to Rome – Interview at Montpellier

 

CHAPTER IV

 

Apostolate of St. Dominic, from the interview at Montpellier to the commencement of the Alibgensian War – Founding of the Monastery of Notre-Dame-de-Prouille

 

CHAPTER V

 

The Albigensian war

 

CHAPTER VI

 

St. Dominic’s apostolate from the commencement of the Alibgensian War until the close of the Fourth Lateran Council – Institution of the Rosary – St. Dominic and his first disciples

 

CHAPTER VII

 

Dominic’s second journey to Rome – Innocent III’s conditional approval of the order of Friar Preachers – Meeting of St. Dominic and St. Francis of Assisi

 

CHAPTER VIII

 

St. Dominic and his disciples meet at Notre-Dame-de-Prouille – rule and constitution of the Friar Preachers – Foundation of the Monastery of Saint-Romain-de-Toulouse

 

CHAPTER IX

 

Dominic’s third journey to Rome – Confirmation of the Order of Friar Preachers by Pope Honorius III

 

CHAPTER X

 

Re-union of the Friar Preachers at Notre-Dame-de-Prouille, and their dispersion through Europe

 

CHAPTER XI

 

Dominic’s fourth journey to Rome – Founding of the Monasteries of Saint-Sixtus and Santa-Sabina, and accompanying miracles

 

CHAPTER XII

 

St. Dominic at Santa-Sabina – St. Hyacinthus and the Blessed Celsus enter the Order – Our Lady anoints the Blessed Reginald

 

CHAPTER XIII

 

Founding of the Monasteries of Saint-Jacques-de-Paris and San-Niccolà-de-Bologna

 

CHAPTER XIV

 

Dominic’s journey to Spain and France – His vigils in the grotto of Segovia – His manner of traveling and mode of life

 

CHAPTER XV

 

Dominic’s fifth journey to Rome – The Blessed Reginald’s death – the Blessed Jordain de Saxe enters the Order

 

CHAPTER XVI

 

First general Chapter of the Order – St. Dominic’s stay in Lombardy – Institution of the Third Order

 

CHAPTER XVII

 

St. Dominic’s sixth and last journey to Rome – Second Chapter-General – The Saint’s illness and death

 

CHAPTER XVIII

 

Translation and canonization of St. Dominic

 

NOTES

 

REGARDING EARLY RECORDS OF ST. DOMINIC’S LIFE

 


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