Ascent of Saint Dominic 2022: Quotes and Sayings

Every year on August 10, the Ascent of Saint Dominic is commemorated. A colorful procession and immaculate celebrations bring Saint Dominic’s statue to the Las Sierritas Parish on this day.

The Santo Domingo festivities in Nicaragua come to a conclusion on August 10, with his descent beginning on August 1 and his ascension ending on August 10.

The Roman Catholic church advises that the procession be held to commemorate Santo Domingo de Guzman’s life, death, and legacy as a public holiday. On the streets, people carry pictures and statuettes of the saint, and grand parades and festivities take place.

When are the holidays for Saint Dominic in Managua?

On August 1st and 10th, Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, celebrates two regional public holidays. Saint Dominic, the city’s patron saint, is commemorated on both occasions.

Saint Dominic

The Dominican Order was founded by Santo Domingo de Guzmán, a Spanish priest from the 12th century. His birthday and death dates fall within the Managua celebrations, as do his birth dates (August 8th 1170) and death dates (August 6th 1221).

Dominic and the Dominican Republic are two countries that come to mind when you think about him and Latin America. Christopher Columbus named the island Dominica in 1493, although it was named after Sunday, the day of the week on which he initially saw it rather than after the saint as his usual practice. With the capital still called Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic is named after Saint Dominic.

Ascent of Saint Dominic Quotes, Wishes and Sayings

“We must sow the seed, not hoard it.” – Saint Dominic

“A man who governs his passions is master of his world. We must either command them or be enslaved by them. It is better to be a hammer than an anvil.” – Saint Dominic

“You are my companion and must walk with me. For if we hold together, no earthly power can withstand us.”

“Do not weep, for I shall be more useful to you after my death and I shall help you then more effectively than during my life.” – Saint Dominic

“Arm yourself with prayer, rather than a sword; wear humility rather than fine clothes.”

“One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world.” – Saint Dominic

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