Blessed Bartholomew of Olmedo

detail from an Italian holy card of Blessed Bartholomew of Olmedo by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Mercedarian priest. The first missionary priest in Mexico, arriving in 1516, travelling with Cort├ęs and working with the Aztecs.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bartholomew of Olmedo“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 February 2020. Web. 27 October 2021. <>