Saint Joseph Marchand

[Saint Joseph Marchand]
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Seminarian in Orsan in 1821. Priest. Studied at the Paris Society of Foreign Missions. Missionary to Annam, Vietnam in 1830. In 1832 he was offered the position of head of the Foreign Mission Seminary in Paris, but declined to continue his work in the field. Transferred to the province of Binh-Thuean. In 1833 a royal decree ordered the arrest of all European missionaries. Father Joseph was arrested and imprisoned in Saigon for 18 months. He was caged, tortured, mutilated and finally murdered. One of the Martyrs of Vietnam.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Joseph Marchand“. Saints.SQPN.com. 29 November 2013. Web. 25 October 2014. <>