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Thomas Aquinas Research Guide

Thomas Aquinas resources at the Catholic University of America

Image of Thomas Aquinas

The image shows the Annunciation of Theodora, the mother of Thomas Aquinas.  A hermit announcing the birth of the saint to her, surrounded by other figures.

Object type: print   
Materials: paper
Title series: Vita D. Thomae Aquinatis
Techniques: engraving
Production person: Print made by Cornelis Boel
Production place: Published in Brussels
Date: 1610
Dimensions: Height: 210 millimetres; Width: 147 millimetres
© The Trustees of the British Museum


Adoro te Deuote
Translated by Manley Hopkins in An Aquinas Reader, pp. 540 (Stacks, BQ6832 . R28).  Text in Latin can be found Summa Theologica III, q. LXXXIII.

Officia Corporis Christi
Translated works available in the library: The Feast of Corpus Christi.  Translated by Barbara R. Walters, Vincent Corrigan and Peter T. Ricketts (Stacks, BVZ 63 .W35 2006).


There are twenty occasional sermons that are deemed authentic by Louise Bataillon, O. P.  (19 sermons), as well as Petite et Accipientis, which was long considered Thomas's.  Translated sermons can be found in University Sermons.  Translated by Mark-Robin Hoogland in Fathers of the Church: Medieval Continuation, v. 11 (Stacks, BQ 314 .F26 T46).  This work includes the following sermons:

Veniet Desideratus
Lauda et Letare
Abjiciamus Opera
Osanna Filio David
Ecce Rex Tuus
Celum et Terra Transibunt
Ecce Ego Mitto
Puer Jesus
Exiit qui Seminat
Petite et Accipietis
Emitte Spiritum
Seraphim Stabant
Homo Quidam Fecit Cenam Magnam
Attendite a Falsis
Homo Quidam Erat Dives
Inveni David
Lux Orta
Germinet Terra
Beati qui Habitant
Beata Gens
Beatus Vir

Please note that sermons are not yet available in the critical edition of the Leonine Comission.