Blessed Thomas of Tolentino

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Joined the Franciscans as a young man; he was noted by his brothers for his strict adherence to the Rule of the Order. Priest. Missionary in Armenia in 1289. Envoy from King Haython II of Armenia to the papal court. Missionary in Persia (modern Iran) in 1305. Missionary to Hindustan (part of modern India) in 1320, working with Blessed James of Padua, Blessed Peter of Siena, and Blessed Demetrius of Triflis. Martyr.




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  • “Blessed Thomas of Tolentino“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 April 2019. Web. 29 September 2021. <>