Saint James Kisai
- Also known as
- 6 February
- Raised Buddhist.
Convert to Christianity.
Married layman, and father of one son.
His wife returned to her Buddhist roots; the two separated, and placed their child with a Christian family.
Worked as a layman with the Jesuits in Osaka, Japan, caring for guests in their residence.
Catechist in Osaka.
Arrested with Paul Miki.
Jesuit novice coadjutor brother, joining the Society while imprisoned.
One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.
- 1533 in Okayama, Japan
- crucified on 5 February 1597 at Nagasaki, Japan
- 14 September 1627 by Pope Urban VIII
- 8 June 1862 by Pope Pius IX
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