Saint Jacques Honoré Chastán

Also known as

  • Jakob Chastán
  • James Chastán

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Profile

Ordained in 1826. Joined the Paris Society of Missions in 1827. Missionary in Thailand, then Malaysia, and then Korea, arriving on 31 December 1836. Worked with Saint Lawrence Imbert, Saint Peter Maubant and Saint Paul Chong Hasang. Lived and worked in secret for over two years, spreading Christianity during a period of persecution. Arrested on 6 September 1839. One of the Martyrs of Korea.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Jacques Honoré Chastán“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 September 2014. Web. 20 September 2014. <>