Blessed Andreas Murayama Tokuan – Feast Day – November 18

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Blessed Andreas Murayama Tokuan Profile. Born: Mid 16th Century in Japan, Asia. Worked in Japan. Died: 18 November 1619 in Nishizaka, Nagaski, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on November 18.

The Memorial of Blessed Andreas Murayama Tokuan – Saint of the Day

Bl. Andreas Murayama Tokuan Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth Mid 16th Century
Country of Birth Japan in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Not Married
Profession Missionary
Place of Work Japan
Date of Death 18 November 1619
Place of Death Nishizaka, Nagaski, Japan
Feast Day November 18
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius IX on 7 May 1867
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Bl. Andreas Murayama Tokuan Biography

Bl. Andreas Murayama Tokuan was also known as Andrew Toukan. He was a layman member of the Confraternity of the Holy Rosary in the Archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan.

Andreas was arrested for housing missionaries and offered freedom if he could deny Christianity. He declined and was killed.

Bl. Andreas Murayama Tokuan
Bl. Andreas Murayama Tokuan

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