Blessed John of Saint Martha

Memorial

Profile

Franciscan priest, ordained in 1606. Missionary to Japan where he was noted for his quick mastery of the language. Arrested at Macao in 1615, he was imprisoned for three years, then executed for his faith. Martyr.

Born

Died

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed John of Saint Martha”. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 June 2012. Web. 17 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-john-of-saint-martha/>