Book of Saints – Thomas of Villanova

Saint Thomas of VillanovaArticle

(Saint) Bishop (September 18) (16th century) An Augustinian Friar who became Archbishop of Valencia in Spain. Distinguished for his learning and piety, he was an eloquent and zealous preacher; but he is chiefly reverenced for his love of the poor. He spent his whole substance in alleviating their distress. He died at Valencia A.D. 1556, and has left valuable writings on Ascetic and Mystical Theology.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Thomas of Villanova”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 September 2016. Web. 27 October 2016. <>