Blessed Ambrose Fernandez

Also known as

  • Ambrogio Fernandez

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Profile

Worked as a trader in Japan. Entered the Jesuits as a lay brother in 1577, and assisted their evangelization of Japan. Imprisoned for his faith. Martyr.

Born

Died

  • in 1620 from a stroke caused by abusive conditions in Suzota prison, Omura, Japan

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ambrose Fernandez“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 January 2014. Web. 17 September 2014. <>