St. Isidore of Seville

St. Isidore of Seville was born in Spain around the year 560. He loved to learn and was a great student. He succeeded his brother to become the archbishop of Seville, Spain, around 601. He encouraged the establishment of seminaries in every diocese. St. Isidore also wrote a dictionary, an encyclopedia and a history of the world, among other things. In addition to all this, he introduced Spain to the works of Aristotle. He died in 636 in Seville. St. Isidore is a doctor of the church and patron saint of students.

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.