Worked as a trader in Japan. Entered the Jesuits as a lay brother in 1577, and assisted their evangelization of Japan. Imprisoned for his faith. Martyr.
- in 1620 from a stroke caused by abusive conditions in Suzota prison, Omura, Japan
- “Blessed Ambrose Fernandez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 January 2010. Web. 8 February 2016. <>