Saint Matthias of Miyako

[Martyrs of Nagasaki]Also known as

  • Matthias of Meako

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Franciscan tertiary. When soldiers arrived to arrest Christians during an official persecution, they were looking for another Matthias who was not there. This Matthias offered himself, both to stand for his faith and to save the other Matthias. The soldiers were happy to take him. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.

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Beatified

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Matthias of Miyako“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 January 2014. Web. 28 August 2014. <>