Saint Bonaventure of Miyako

Also known as

  • Bonaventure of Maeco
  • Bonaventure of Miako

Memorial

Profile

Baptized as an infant, his mother died when he was a baby, and his step-mother sent him to be raised in a Buddhist monastery. When he was judged old enough, he was told about his background. To learn more, he visited the Franciscan convent at Kyoto. There he found a peace he had been looking for, and stayed to become a Franciscan tertiary. Catechist. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.

Born

Died

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Bonaventure of Miyako“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 January 2014. Web. 17 April 2014. <>