Augustinian Martyrs of Japan



The first Augustinian missionaries arrived in Japan in 1602 and met with immediate success; many were brought to the faith; many of them became Augustinians; and many of them were martyred in the periodic persecutions of Christians. This memorial commemorates all of them, whether they have a sanctioned Cause for Canonization or not. They include

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MLA Citation

  • “Augustinian Martyrs of Japan“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 March 2016. Web. 25 September 2016. <>