Peter Damian, Saint
Peter Damian, Saint
Cardinal, Doctor of the Church. Died in 1072. Biographical article

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  • Peter Damian, Saint — born 1007, Ravenna died Feb. 22, 1072, Faenze; feast day February 21 Italian cardinal and Doctor of the Church. He was prior of Fonte Avellana in the Apennines before being named a cardinal in 1057. A leading monastic reformer and ascetic, he… …   Universalium

  • Peter Damian — Infobox Saint name=Saint Peter Damian birth date=c. 1007 death date=February 23, 1072 feast day=February 23 February 23 (General Roman Calendar, 1823 1969) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=340px caption=Bust of Peter Damian. Santa… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Peter Damian —     St. Peter Damian     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Peter Damian     (Or Damiani).     Doctor of the Church, Cardinal Bishop of Ostia, b. at Ravenna five years after the death of the Emperor Otto III, 1007; d. at Faenza, 21 Feb., 1072.     He… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • peter — peter1 /pee teuhr/, v.i. peter out 1. to diminish gradually and stop; dwindle to nothing: The hot water always peters out in the middle of my shower. 2. to tire; exhaust (usually used as a past participle): I m petered out after that walk. [1805… …   Universalium

  • Peter — /pee teuhr/, n. 1. Also called Simon Peter. died A.D. 67?, one of the 12 apostles and the reputed author of two of the Epistles. 2. either of these two Epistles in the New Testament, I Peter or II Peter. 3. a word formerly used in communications… …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Peter Lombard — This file is in the public domain because its copyright has expired in the United States and those countries with a copyright …   Wikipedia

  • Damian (surname) — Damian is a surname and may refer to: Saint Peter Damian (died 1072), Italian monk Pater Damiaan (1840 1889), Belgian missionary, probably named after the first martyr Michael Damian (born 1962), an American singer and actor Georgeta Damian (born …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Peter Urseolus —     St. Peter Urseolus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Peter Urseolus     (Orseolo)     Born at Rivo alto, Province of Udina, 928; at Cuxa, 10 January, 987 (997 is less probable). Sprung from the wealthy and noble Venetian family, the Orseoli,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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