Blessed Gabriel of Saint Magdalen

Also known as

  • Gabriel of the Magdalene
  • Gabriel Tarazona Rodríguez

Memorial

Profile

Franciscan lay brother. Assigned to Manila, Philippines in 1612 where he studied medicine. Beginning in 1622, he spent a decade ministering to the sick in Japan in a time when Christianity was outlawed. He was eventually arrested for his faith and martyred.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant the canonization of Blessed Gabriel, contact
       Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan
       2-10-10 Shiomi Koto-ku
       Tokyo 135-8585, JAPAN

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Gabriel of Saint Magdalen”. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2012. Web. 30 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-gabriel-of-saint-magdalen/>