Blessed Filip Siphong Onphithakt

Also known as

  • Filippo Siphong Onphitak

Memorial

Profile

Layman in the archdiocese of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand. Catechist in Songkhon in 1926. Married to Marie Thong in 1931. Father of five. When the parish priest was exiled during a persecution in Thailand, Filip took over leadership of the Christian community. He also protested the police harassment of Catholics; he was ordered to report to police headquarters in Mukdahan. On the way he was ambushed, tortured and murdered. One of the Seven Martyrs of Thailand.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to this Cause, contact
       Our Lady of the Martyrs of Thailand Shrine
       Ban Song Khon, t. Pong Kham, a. Wan Yai,
       ch. Mukdahan 49150, THAILAND

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Filip Siphong Onphithakt“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 December 2013. Web. 29 July 2014. <>