Saint Paul Ibaraki
- Also known as
- 6 February
- Member of a noble samuri family.
Brother of Saint Leo Karasumaru.
Ran a small sake brewery to support his family.
Convert, brought to the faith by Jesuit missionaries.
Franciscan lay tertiary.
Worked with the missionaries in Kyoto as an interpreter, catechist and lay preacher near the Franciscan convent of Our Lady of the Angels.
Always charitable to those even poorer than himself.
One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.
- in Owari, Japan
- crucified on 5 February 1597 at Tateyama (Hill of Wheat), Nagasaki, Japan
- 14 September 1627 by Pope Urban VIII
- 8 June 1862 by Pope Pius IX
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