Saint Gabriel Lalemant

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Profile

Nephew of the Jesuit missionaries Charles and Jerome Lalemant. Entered the Jesuits in Paris, France on 24 March 1630. Missionary, arriving in Canada on 20 September 1646. Assigned as assistant to Saint John de Brebeuf among the Huron in early 1649, he was soon martyred with him. One of the Martyrs of North America.

Born

Died

  • tortured to death over the course of three hours on 17 March 1649 at the Saint Ignatius mission in the Huron country, Canada
  • interred by fellow priests at Saint Mary’s mission
  • some relics moved to Quebec in the spring of 1650

Beatified

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gabriel Lalemant“. Saints.SQPN.com. 24 September 2014. Web. 23 November 2014. <>