Monday, September 28, 2020

Saint Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon – Saint of the Day – November 17

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon Biography

Saint Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon Profile. Born: 1590 AD in Japan, Asia. Worked in Japan. Died: 17 November 1634 in Nishizaka, Nagasaki, Japan. Feast Day is celebrated on November 17.

The Memorial of St.Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon – Saint of the Day

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon 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

1590 AD

Country of Birth

Japan in Asia

Matrimony/Holy Orders

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Saints who were Priests

Profession

Missionary

Place of Work

Japan

Date of Death

17 November 1634

Place of Death

Nishizaka, Nagasaki, Japan

Feast Day

November 17

Beatification

Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 18 February 1981

Canonization

Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 18 October 1987

Patron Saint of

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon Biography

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon was also called Father Thomas of Saint Hyacinth. He was a Dominican missionary priest serving first in Formosa and then Japan. He was tortured and martyred in the persecutions of Tokugawa Yemitsu.

St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon
St. Thomas Hioji Nishi Rokuzaemon

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