January 8th – St. Peter Thomas – (1305 – 1366)

St. Peter Thomas – (1305 – 1366) – Bishop
Feast Day – January 8th

St. Peter Thomas (1305-1366) - Bishop

St. Peter Thomas was born about 1305 at the hamlet of Sales in southern Perigord (Gascony) France, and entered the Carmelites when he was 21.  Not much is known about him until he was chosen as procurator general of the order to the Papal Court at Avignon in 1345.  This appointment led to his taking up residence in Avignon, then the residence of the popes.  It is believed that he … read more

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