Saturday, July 11, 2020

Blessed Ambrose Fernandez – Saint of the Day – January 7

Bl. Ambrose Fernandez Biography

Bl. Ambrose Fernandez Profile. Born: 1551 AD in Portugal, Europe. Worked in Japan. Died: 1620 AD in Omura, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on January 7.


The Memorial of Bl. Ambrose Fernandez- Saint of the Day

Bl. Ambrose Fernandez 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 1551 AD
Country of Birth Portugal of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Brothers
Profession Soldier
Place of Work Japan
Date of Death 1620 AD
Place of Death Omura, Japan
Feast Day January 7
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius IX on 7 May 1867
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Ambrose Fernandez was born in 1551 at Sisto, Portugal. He was a soldier in the Portuguese army and worked as a trader and security guard for other traders in Japan, beginning in 1571. It there in Japan that he entered the Jesuits in 1579 as a lay brother. He died at seventy-nine, arrested and imprisoned in the jails of Suzota in 1620.

Blessed Ambrose Fernandez
Blessed Ambrose Fernandez