The Patron

St.ThomasSt. Thomas Aquinas
Born to an Italian Noble family on 28th January 1225, commenced his schooling at the age of 5.He was exposed to the teachings of Aristotle early in life. He dedicated his life to learning and teaching and historically regarded as model teacher and patron of students. He studied and taught at the Paris University. He believed that humans were rational beings. He also taught that faith and reason are not in opposition rather complimented. His work Summa Theologica is studied and debated even today. He died on March 1274 in Italy and was elevated to Sainthood on 18th July 1323.