Saint Jacobo Kyushei Gorobioye Tomonaga de Santa María

Also known as

  • Giacomo Kyushei Gorobioye Tomonaga
  • Iacobus of Saint Mary
  • Iacobus Tomonaga Gorobyoe
  • Jakob Kyushei Gorubioye Tomanga

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Catechist. Joined the Dominicans in Manila, Philippines. Ordained in 1626, he returned to Japan as a missionary and to minister to covert Catholics during a period of persecution. Worked with Saint Michaël Kurobyoe. Arrested in July 1633 for spreading Christianity, he was tortured and executed.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Jacobo Kyushei Gorobioye Tomonaga de Santa María“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 July 2014. Web. 18 September 2014. <>