Dominican

Dominican

Member of the Dominican order founded by Saint Dominic de Guzman at the beginning of the 13th century.  The Dominicans, also called the Order of Preachers, were notable in the field of theology, and would take control of the medieval inquisition. The founding dean of the order in Catalonia, where it would rapidly spread, was the now disappeared convent of  Santa Caterina of Barcelona. Apart from the founder, among the main saints of the congregation there were Saint Peter Martyr, Saint Thomas Aquina, Saint Albert the Great, or Saint Catherine of Siena. The two main saints from the order in the territories of the old Crown of Aragon Saint Raymond of Peñafort and Saint Vicent Ferrer.