Blessed Francisco Pacheco – Saint of the Day – February 4, June 20, September 10

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Blessed Francisco Pacheco Biography

Blessed Francisco Pacheco Profile. Born: 1566 AD in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Japan. Died: 20 June 1626 in Nagasaki, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on February 4, June 20, September 10.

The Memorial of Blessed Francisco Pacheco – Saint of the Day

Bl. Francisco Pacheco 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 1566 AD
Country of Birth Portugal of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work Japan
Date of Death 20 June 1626
Place of Death Nagasaki, Japan
Feast Day February 4, June 20, September 10
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius IX on 7 May 1867
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of N/A

Bl. Francisco Pacheco Biography

Bl. Francisco Pacheco was born to the Portuguese nobility and joined Jesuit priests in 1592. In 1598, he went on a mission in India, Macao and lastly Japan in 1604.

He went back to Japan but was later exiled in the anti-Christian prosecutions. He returned to Japan to assist his fellows as well as ministering to convert Catholics. In his last days, he was imprisoned, abused and finally executed for his missionary work.

Bl. Francisco Pacheco
Bl. Francisco Pacheco

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