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Peter Gonzalez, Saint

(gŏnzā`lĭs), 1190–1246, Spanish Dominican priest. He worked first among the Moors, then among the mariners of NW Spain. As a patron of sailors he acquired the name St. Elmo, perhaps in confusion with an earlier mariners' saint of that name, a 4th-century martyr. Saint Elmo's fireSaint Elmo's fire,
luminous discharge of electricity extending into the atmosphere from some projecting or elevated object. It is usually observed (often during a snowstorm or a dust storm) as brushlike fiery jets extending from the tips of a ship's mast or spar, a wing,
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 was regarded as a mark of his protection. Feast: Apr. 14.
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Petri Gundisalvi Tudensis, presents two episodes of the life of and miraculous deeds attributed to Peter Gonzalez (1), who as of the 16th century began to be more popularly known as Saint Telmo (2).
In spite of being often mentioned by biographers of Peter Gonzalez, mostly in works of devotional character, this legend has not yet been the target of a critical edition or of systematic analyses.
The choice is justified by the fact that Peter Gonzalez was a Dominican.
Based on the premise that the works selected for comparison have multiple similarities, since they are hagiographies about religious people of the Order of Preachers, I did an inventory of the aspects that particularized them, aiming to identify and interpret common and diverging elements regarding how Dominic de Guzman and Peter Gonzalez treated education.
Because the LBPG starts with the information that the saint had blossomed 'in our days' (His novissimis nostris temporibus), it is likely that it was composed a few years after the death of Peter Gonzalez.
Sante Barley's Santiago edged former national triathlon coach Peter Gonzalez, who finished with a 2:31:28 clocking, and John Omar Paredes, who rounded out the podium finishers with a time of 2:35:14.
The Swordsmen are averaging 38 rushing attempts per game, but veteran coach Marijon Ancich also has relied on an efficient passing attack behind QB Peter Gonzalez (606 yards, 2 TDs).
As Peter Gonzalez, worldwide tactical marketing manager at Beckman Coulter, put it, "Arrays of companies have entered the `characterization-of-particles' market because of the market demand for newer and more sophisticated instrumentation.
A love of local history and working with small things has led Peter Gonzalez, a retired Army recruiting supervisor and infantry soldier, to engage in maritime pursuits as a model ship builder and volunteer at the Erie Maritime Museum.
In a three-page letter to De Lima dated July 8, members of the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) through its Vice Chairperson Salvador France and Peter Gonzalez, Chairperson-Southern Tagalog said they believe the Justice Department is "constitutionally, politically and morally obliged to issue a legal opinion that questions the legality of such proposal.
Another shareholder, Peter Gonzalez owns approximately 8% of the stock.
peasant leader Rodel Mesa of Hacienda Luisita's Ugnayan ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura, Peter Gonzalez of Pamalakaya-Southern Tagalog and UP student regent Cleve Kevin Robert Arguelles.