Book of Saints – Bartholomew – 24 June


BARTHOLOMEW (Saint) Confessor (June 24) (12th century) A native of Whitby (Yorkshire), whose name in the world was William or Tostig. Entering a monastery, he elected to be henceforth known as Bartholomew, and devoted himself to Apostolic work as a missionary to Norway, where he was ordained priest. In his old age he betook himself to a hermit’s cell in the Island of Farne off the coast of Northumberland, where he died A.D. 1193.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Bartholomew”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2012. Web. 25 October 2020. <>