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Saint Thomas - The Apostle of Jesus Christ

Saint Thomas was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Thomas in Hebrew means "The Twin". So he was also known as "Didymus" which meant 'The Twin' in Greek.St.Thomas is also called Judas Thomas or Jude Thomas.

St. Thomas

The Synoptic Gospels and Acts list this "twin" (Te'oma means twin in Aramaic, as does Didymus in Greek) among the apostles (Matthew 10:3, Mark 3:18, Luke 6:15).

St. Thomas is not only the patron saint of India, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Pakistan, architects, builders, carpenters, stone-masons, surveyors, geometricians, theologians, blind people and people in doubt.