Blessed Filip Siphong Onphithakt

Blessed Filip Siphong OnphithaktAlso known as

  • Filippo Siphong Onphitak

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Layman in the archdiocese of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand. Catechist in Songkhon in 1926. Married to Marie Thong in 1931. Father of five. When the parish priest was exiled during a persecution in Thailand, Filip took over leadership of the Christian community. He also protested the police harassment of Catholics; he was ordered to report to police headquarters in Mukdahan. On the way he was ambushed, tortured and murdered. One of the Seven Martyrs of Thailand.

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Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Filip Siphong Onphithakt“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2015. Web. 1 September 2015. <>