Blessed John Gaspard Cratz

Also known as

  • Johann Kaspar Kratz
  • Joanes Kaspar Kratz

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Spent several years as a young adult travelling around Europe. Employee of the Dutch East India Company in 1727. Joined the Jesuits at Macao in 1730. Missionary to the kingdom of Tonkin (modern Vietnam). Ordained in 1734. Arrested in March 1736. Tortured and martyred for his work.

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John Gaspard Cratz“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 January 2014. Web. 20 September 2014. <>