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During this period the exegetical vocation of St. Jerome asserted itself under the influence of Pope Damasus, and took definite shape when the opposition of the ecclesiastics of Rome compelled the caustic Dalmatian to renounce ecclesiastical advancement and retire to Bethlehem.
Jerome recognizes the legitimacy of marriage, but he uses concerning it certain disparaging expressions which were criticized by contemporaries and for which he has given no satisfactory explanation.
Jerome was involved in one of the most violent episodes of that struggle, which agitated the Church from Origen's lifetime until the Fifth Ecumenical Council (553).
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 SJU Home Page
Jerome's University, situated in the heart of the University of Waterloo campus, is a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo.
St. Jerome's is also the centre for a vibrant Catholic community serving the campus and the region.
St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo
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  St. Jerome
Jerome owes his place in the history of exegetical studies chiefly to his revisions and translations of the Bible.
Jerome recognizes the legitimacy of marriage, but he uses concerning it certain disparaging expressions which were criticized by contemporaries and for which he has given no satisfactory explanation.
To understand St. Jerome's position we must remember that the works of Origen were by far the most complete exegetical collection then in existence, and the one most accessible to students.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/j/jerome,saint.html   (2846 words)

 Jerome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerome was born at Stridon, on the border between Pannonia and Dalmatia (most likely modern Grahovo polje in Bosnia and Herzegovina), in the second quarter of the fourth century.
Jerome was an Illyrian, he was born to Christian parents, but was not baptized until about 360, when he had gone to Rome with his friend Bonosus to pursue his rhetorical and philosophical studies.
Jerome's letters or epistles, both by the great variety of their subjects and by their qualities of style, form the most interesting portion of his literary remains.
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 St. Jerome
Jerome, in full Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, was born at Strido (perhaps modern Strigau), a town on the border of Dalmatia fronting Pannonia, destroyed by the Goths in AD 377.
Jerome's mind was evidently full of anxiety about his translation of the Old Testament, for we find him in his letters recording the conversations he had with learned men about disputed readings and doubtful renderings; the blind Didymus of Alexandria, whom he heard interpreting Hosea, appears to have been most useful.
Jerome is one of the few Fathers to whom the title of Saint appears to have been given in recognition of services rendered to the Church rather than for eminent sanctity.
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 Jerome, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Jerome was spiritual adviser to a number of noble ladies leading conventual lives, among whom the most eminent was St. Paula.
Jerome’s texts were the basis of the Vulgate.
Jerome is buried in the Church of St. Mary Major in Rome.
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 Saint Jerome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Jerome was born in Stridon, on the border of the Roman provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia, about 347.
Jerome fixed his residence at Bethlehem in 386, after Paula (later Saint Paula) founded four convents there, three for nuns and one for monks; the latter was governed by Jerome himself.
Although this threat was averted, Jerome's later years were overshadowed by the sack of Rome in 410, the death of Paula and her daughter, and his own increasing isolation.
mb-soft.com /believe/txn/jerome.htm   (1451 words)

 St. Jerome Emiliani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Jerome made it a priority that the children he took in were well fed, clothed and catechized.
Jerome gave 110% to those who were in need and this eventually broke his health.
The life of St. Jerome Emiliani beautifully captures Christ's teaching that laying down one's life for others is the greatest act of love.
www.revolutionoflove.com /lessons/triumphant/st_jerome_emiliani.htm   (288 words)

 St. Pachomius Library
Jerome's translation of the Old Testament came in large part from the Masoretic Hebrew, not from the Septuagint, and his translation of the New Testament was based on Greek texts of older origin than those used for the previous "Old Latin" translation.
Jerome was baptized at 19 (or 20) and soon joined an ascetic group under the Bishop Valerian.
Jerome was the first Latin Biblical scholar to rely on Hebrew texts in his commentary on Ecclesiastes.
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 Patron Saint
St. Jerome was baptized when he was 18 by Pope Liberius.
An ambitious and hard worker, St. Jerome began building a library that became one of the most famous in the world, copying most of the books himself.
Jerome died in Bethlehem, with his head resting in the manger where Our Lord was born.
www.stjeromecatholic.org /patron_saints.htm   (206 words)

 Jerome, Scholar, Translator, and Theologian
Jerome was the foremost biblical scholar of the ancient Church.
Jerome was born in about 347, and was converted and baptized during his student days in Rome.
Jerome was well versed in classical Latin (as well as Greek and Hebrew), but deliberately translated the Bible into the style of Latin that was actually spoken and written by the majority of persons in his own time.
justus.anglican.org /resources/bio/256.html   (932 words)

 Lecture 16: The Church Fathers: St. Jerome and St. Augustine
JEROME (c.342-420), translated the Old Testament and New Testament into Latin.
Jerome grew up in Italy, studied at Rome, was baptized and served as a personal secretary to the Pope.
But his Latin version of the Bible -- known as the Vulgate or common version -- was a major achievement, for Jerome's version of the Bible became the standard version for the next ten centuries, in other words, right down to the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century.
www.historyguide.org /ancient/lecture16b.html   (1564 words)

 The Directory of Canadian universities - St. Jerome's University
Founded in 1865, St. Jerome’s is a Roman Catholic institution which values its heritage of earnest intellectual inquiry and social responsibility.
Jerome’s teaches a range of courses in English, history, French, Italian, legal studies, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and sexuality, marriage and the family.
Jerome’s registers students and teaches courses in the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Waterloo.
www.aucc.ca /can_uni/our_universities/st_jeromes_e.html   (636 words)

 St. Jerome
As St Jerome was the main guardian of the holy word of God, so was Joseph the main guardian and protector of Mary, The holy Mother of God and the living Word-God Himself.
St Jerome is the patron of many: librarians, translators, biblical scholars, researchers, writers, critics, lawyers and speakers and all who use their pen in the service of making Jesus Christ known and loved.
For that reason, St Jerome is the Doctor of Biblical Science because of his painstaking care, solicitude, sensitivity and purity of intention coupled with his tremendous erudition, scholarship and mastery of languages in expressing the meaning and accuracy of God's word.
www.doctorsofthecatholicchurch.com /J.html   (4331 words)

 TIHOF - St. Jerome: Patron Saint of Translators
Eusebius Hieronymus Sophronius, better known as Jerome, was born sometime between 340 and 347 AD in Stridon, a town on the border between the Roman provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia (now on the Italian side of the modern Italian-Croatian border).
El Greco's painting portrays St. Jerome as a Roman Catholic cardinal, despite the reality that neither the designation of cardinal nor this style of clerical dress existed in the Fourth Century.
Jerome died at Bethlehem from a long illness on September 30, 420.
www.tihof.org /honors/jerome.htm   (839 words)

 St. Jerome - Catholic Online
Jerome consented to ordination only on condition that he should not be obliged to serve in any church, knowing that his true vocation was to be a monk and recluse.
Thereupon Jerome composed his, sometimes called his third book against Jovinian, in which he showed by quoting from his own earlier works that he regarded marriage as a good and honorable state and did not condemn even a second or a third marriage.
Jerome has been a popular subject with artists, who have pictured him in the desert, as a scholar in his study, and sometimes in the robes of a cardinal, because of his services for Pope Damasus; often too he is shown with a lion, from whose paw, according to legend, he once drew a thorn.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=10   (3255 words)

 St. Jerome Catholic School
The school is named after St. Jerome who was born in Dalmatia in the fourth century A.D. He studied in Rome and is best remembered for translating the bible into Latin.
St Jerome is the professional development center for The Hospital for Sick Children LDRP (learning disabilities research program).Teachers from elementary and secondary panels receive training in this program from our Incremental Special education teacher.
Jerome Intermediate staff is affiliated with the St Wilfrid Guidance professional Learning Centre, through which additional opportunities are created to facilitate transition of Intermediate students to Secondary Schools.
www.tcdsb.org /schools/stjerome.asp   (1283 words)

 St. Jerome and Rome Papacy Pope
This second attack on St. Jerome was more serious than the former, as it occurred in a distinctly scholarly work, with the greater part of which Catholics will be in complete sympathy, and in the course of a discussion of St. Jerome's views on the ministry which is as fair as it is careful.
Thus St. Jerome's argument "a Priest is the same as a Bishop," is still the teaching of Western theologians, and represents the official usage of the Latin Church.
Augustine or St. Aurelius, the age primate of Carthage (to whom these two letters were sent by St. Innocent as an enclosure, to be sent on to St. Jerome) protest against this assumption of lecturing and threatening an Eastern bishop and of instituting a court of inquiry into his action in his diocese.
www.bringyou.to /apologetics/num53.htm   (12054 words)

 st. jerome
Jerome, whose feast day is Sept. 30, is the subject of a jewel-like oil painting on panel at the National Gallery of Art in Washington by the Venetian artist Giovanni Bellini.
Bellini’s “St. Jerome” was one of the religious pictures in the exhibit “Bellini, Giorgione, Titian,” that concluded at the National Gallery with a two-day symposium on Sept. 16-17 and will soon be opening at the Kunsthistoriches Museum in Vienna, Austria.
Jerome’s special relationship to the animal world is most embodied in the tame lion nestled beside him.
www.catholicherald.com /articles/06articles/jerome0928.htm   (639 words)

 Saint Mary Magdalen, Brighton, UK: Memoria of St Jerome
Saint Jerome, [in Latin, Eusebius Hieronymus] (347?-419 or 420), was Father of the Church, Doctor of the Church, and biblical scholar, and whose most important work was a translation of the Bible into Latin (see Vulgate).
St Jerome pray for all who would want to love the Lord and yet do not really know him.
These are pictures of Strigova, Croatia, formerly Stridon, where St Jerome was born and where my ancestors for maybe a thousand years and more are buried.
marymagdalen.blogspot.com /2006/09/memoria-of-st-jerome.html   (596 words)

 Communion of St Jerome
The painting, commissioned by the Congregation of St Jerome of Charity for the church of the same name in Via Giulia in Rome, was executed by Domenichino between 1611 and 1614.
The Communion of St Jerome constitutes his first important recognition in Rome and, except for some rare cases, excited the enthusiastic approval of his contemporaries, who considered it among the masterpieces of Italian art.
The subject, which is quite rare, is that of St Jerome who, by now ninety years of age, on the point of death wants to take his last communion surrounded by his disciples and St Paula.
mv.vatican.va /3_EN/pages/x-Schede/PINs/PINs_Sala12_02_048.html   (146 words)

 Mary: about St Jerome
ST. JEROME was born in 340 in Stridon, a small town in north Italy near today's Italian-Yugoslavian border.
Touched deeply by the dream, Jerome withdrew into the wilderness where, beset by temptations of many kinds, he "threw himself at the feet of Jesus, watering his feet with tears of prayers and penance," as he said later.
Jerome was sometimes ill-tempered and harsh in his dealings with others, yet he sought God's mercy again and again for himself and those he had injured.
www.cptryon.org /compassion/mary/jeromebio.html   (510 words)

 St Jerome by DÜRER, Albrecht
Dürer painted St Jerome in Antwerp in March 1521 and presented the panel to his friend Rodrigo Fernandez d'Almada.
He wrote in his diary: `I painted a Jerome carefully in oils and gave it to Rodrigo of Portugal.' The panel was displayed in the merchant's private chapel in Antwerp and was later taken back to Portugal.
In the painting, St Jerome, bearing the wrinkled features of the 93 year-old, rests his right hand against his head, in a contemplative pose.
www.wga.hu /html/d/durer/1/09/8jerome.html   (182 words)

 open book: St. Jerome...and others
Jerome was quite a popular subject for artists - the inherent drama of his situation - out there in the wilderness, surrounded by his texts, translating and writing - was quite attractive to artists.
Posted by: Jeff at Sep 30, 2006 12:58:32 PM St. Jerome is also the patron of translators.
St. Jerome agreed, and ordered the lion to act as a guard for the ass of the convent on its trips to fetch wood.
amywelborn.typepad.com /openbook/2006/09/st_jeromeand_ot.html   (1080 words)

 St. Jerome
Jerome, who was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius, was the most learned of the Fathers of the Western Church.
Jerome's native tongue was the Illyrian dialect, but at Rome he became fluent in Latin and Greek, and read the literatures of those languages with great pleasure.
Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the churchmen greatly distressed by the quarrel between Jerome and Rufinus, and became unwillingly involved in a controversy with Jerome.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/JEROME.htm   (4347 words)

 St. Jerome: The Perils of a Bible Translator - September 1997 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
When Jerome awoke, he promised to read the books of God with greater fervor than he devoted to his study of “the books of men.” Jerome was uniquely prepared to translate the Scriptures into Latin because he was both a Christian and a Ciceronian.
This experience led Jerome to commit himself to a project that occupied him for more than 20 years and proved to be his lasting claim to fame: the translation of other parts of the Bible from the original languages into Latin.
Jerome believed that a good translator will give the new language equal weight with the original and will try to make the translation equivalent to the original not just in meaning but also in quality of style.
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Sep1997/feature2.asp   (3533 words)

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