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. 7 January 2017. Web. 21 January 2017. <>