St. Dominic

St. Dominic of Guzman
St. Dominic is the 1st Master of the Order of Preachers

Saint Dominic (Spanish: Santo Domingo), also known as Dominic of Osma and Dominic of Caleruega, often called Dominic de Guzmán and Domingo Félix de Guzmán (/ɡʊzˈmɑːn/; Spanish: [ɣuθˈman]; 8 August 1170 – 6 August 1221), was a Castilian priest and founder of the Dominican Order. Dominic is the patron saint of astronomers.

Recent Masters

  • Master Bruno Cadoré
    86th Successor of St.Dominic
    87th Master fr. Bruno Cadoré, OP
    Bruno Cadoré was born in Le Creusot, France, in 1954.[2] He was a medical doctor before entering the Dominican novitiate in 1979.[2] He made profession in the order in 1980,[2] and was ordained a priest in 1986, earning a doctorate in moral theology in 1992.[1] Prior to his election as Master of the Order, Cadoré had been Prior Provincial of the Dominican Province of France.[1] He has also served as director of the Medical Ethics Center of the Université Catholique de Lille.[2] He was elected to a nine-year term as the 87th Master of the Order of Preachers at the General Chapter of the Order in Rome, on 5 September 2010, which made him ex officio Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum.[1] During his term of office as Master of the Order, Cadoré was the chancellor of Colegio de San Juan de Letran and the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. Upon completion of his nine-year mandate, Cadoré was succeeded by Gerard Timoner.
  • 85th Master fr. Timothy Radcliffe, OP
  • 86th Master fr. Carlos Azpiroz, OP

08 Benedtto XI_Nicolaus Boccasini_1296-98

8th Master Of The Order

07 Stephanus Bisuntinus 1292-1295

7th Master Of The Order

06 Munoz de Zamora 1285-91

6th Master Of The Order

05 Beatus Giovanni da Vercelli 1264-83

5th Master Of The Order

04 Humbertus de Romans 1254-63

4th Master Of The Order

03 Ioannes de Wildenhausen 1247-52

3rd Master Of The Order

01 Giordano di Sassonia 1222-37

2nd Master Of The Order

00 San Domenico

Saint Dominic