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Saint Hyacinth
Saint Hyacinth

Saint Hyacinth, Święty Jacek, Jacek Odrowąż (* ca. 1185 in Kamień Śląski (ger. Groß Stein) near Opole (ger. Oppeln), Upper Silesia - † August 15, 1257 in Kraków, Poland of natural causes) was educated in Paris and Bologna. A Doctor of Sacred Studies and a priest, he worked to reform convents in his native Poland. While in Rome, he witnessed a miracle performed by Saint Dominic, and became a Dominican. Brought the Dominican Order to Poland, then evangelized throughout Poland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Scotland, Russia, Turkey, and Greece. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Hyacinth and Protus were Christian martyrs during the persecution of Valerian I (257-9 AD). ... Events April 25 - Genpei War - Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan. ... Opole ( ; German: ) is a city in southern Poland on the Oder River (Odra). ... Map of Upper Silesia, 1746 Upper Silesia (Polish: Górny ÅšlÄ…sk, German: Oberschlesien, Czech: Horní Slezsko) is the south-eastern part of Silesia, a historical and geographical region of Poland (Opole Voivodship and Silesian Voivodship) and of the Czech Republic (Silesian-Moravian Region). ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Wawel Hill, Old Town, Kraków. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Floating not submerging) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... Bologna (IPA , from Latin Bononia, BulÃ¥ggna in Emiliano-Romagnolo) is the capital city of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy, in the Pianura Padana, between the Po River and the Apennines, exactly between the Reno River and the Sàvena River. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... Saint Dominic, Dominic of Osma, often called Dominic de Guzmán and Domingo de Guzmán Garcés (1170 – August 6, 1221) was the founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers (OP), a Catholic religious order. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots3 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  -  First Minister Jack McConnell...

During an attack on a monastery, Hyacinth managed to save a monstrance (or possibly a ciborium, it is unknown exactly which) containing the Blessed Sacrament and statue of Mary, though the statue weighed far more than he could normally have lifted; the saint is usually shown holding these two items. Saint Mary and Saint Mary the Virgin both redirect here. ...

Saint Ceslaus was a close relative of Hyacinth, and may have been his brother.[1] He was canonized on 17 April 1594 by Pope Clement VIII, and his memorial day is 17 August. In 1686 pope Innocent XI named him a patron of Lithuania. In Spanish, he is known as San Jacinto. He is the patron saint of St. Hyacinth's Basilica, in Chicago, Illinois and of those in danger of drowning. Saint Ceslaus (CzesÅ‚aw) (ca. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... Clement VIII, born Ippolito Aldobrandini (Fano, Italy, February 24, 1536 – March 3, 1605 in Rome) was Pope from January 30, 1592 to March 3, 1605. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1686 (MDCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Innocent XI, né Benedetto Odescalchi (May 16, 1611 - August 12, 1689) was pope from 1676 to 1689. ... Saint Hyacinth Basilica, formally the Basilica of St. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works. Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

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  1. ^ St. Hyacinth. Catholic Encyclopedia. Retrieved on 2007 February 18.
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