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St. Isidore Of Seville, A Great Catholic Saint

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St. Isidore, was a great Spanish bishop, and lately in an interesting turn of events, he is

now the proposed Patron saint, of the Internet. Yes, the World-Wide-Web. So, the next

time you think that you will need help because your computer will crash, say a quick

prayer to St. Isidore, and he will try to help you with your problem. You can even

download a sound byte of the prayer. They are all available at

He was born the Severianus and Theodora in approximately 560 AD They were a

very powerful family. His family was also very educated, and they provided Isidore with

a very good education. He learned to speak three languages fluently. Latin, Greek, and

Hebrew. Perhaps Isidore's greatest feat, was his 20 volume "Encyclopedia" which had

very many different topics. These are the different volumes the first book was all about

grammar. Book two, was rhetoric and dialectic. The third volume was about education

and the guidelines for it. Medicine and libraries were the theme for the fourth book. Book

five, was law and chronology. Volume six, was ecclesiastical books. God and of the

heavenly and earthly hierarchies, volume seven was considered some of his best work.

Book eight, of the Church and of the sects was another deeply thought out publication.

The ninth book was of languages, peoples, kingdoms, and official titles. Book ten,




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