Size: 6 3/4" (17.1cm)
(Domenico, Domingo, Dominique) [1170-1221], founder of the Order of Preachers, the Dominicans. The communities of men and women who follow his example and rule have as their motto: To contemplate and to share with others the fruits of contemplation. His symbols are a star, a lily, a dog, a torch and the rosary. He is patron of astronomers, of those falsely accused and of the Dominican Republic. His feast is August 8.