Why Do They Call Him “Angelic Doctor”? 5

January 28th, Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

Reblogged from The New Theological Movement

The Common Doctor, St. Thomas is often referred to as “Aquinas” after his hometown of Aquino. His most beloved title, however, is the “Angelic Doctor” – and it is this designation which inspires the greatest devotion to the saintly Dominican theologian.

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Tribute to Aquinas the Angelic Doctor 4

St. Thomas Aquinas, O.P. (1225-1274)

Today, Biltrix celebrates the feast of our patron, the Great St Thomas Aquinas. Outstanding in zeal for holiness and the study of sacred doctrine — to you, Angelic Doctor, we owe this panegyric.

Aquinas is best known for his More…