Blessed Louis Bertrán

Memorial
29 July
Profile
Relative of Saint Louis Bertrán. Dominican missionary to the Philippines in 1618, and then to Japan where he worked the rest of his life. Martyred with two companions.
Born
in Barcelona, Spain
Died
burned to death in 1629 at Omura, Japan
Beatified
1867
Canonized
pending
Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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