Saint François Jaccard

[Saint Francois Jaccard]
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Studied at seminaries in Melan, then Chambery in France in 1819. Member of the Society of Foreign Missions of Paris. Priest. Missionary to Cochin-China in 1824, Macao in 1825, and Tonkin in 1826. He was arrested more than once for preaching Christianity, he was pardoned because of his skill as a translator, which was useful to the king. However, he gained too many converts, and in 1838 he was arrested, tortured and murdered for his faith. One of the Martyrs of Vietnam.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint François Jaccard“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 September 2013. Web. 29 August 2014. <>