- Francisco Gálvez Iranzo
- 4 December
- 10 September as one of the 205 Martyrs of Japan
- 22 May as one of the Franciscan Martyrs of Japan
Joined the Franciscan Friars Minor in 1591. Missionary to Manila, Philippines in 1609. Missionary to Japan in 1612. Forced to return to Manila in 1614 due to the persecutions in Japan. In 1618 he dyed his skin, assumed a disguise, and returned to evangelize Japan. He worked there for several years before being captured and martyred.
- “Blessed Francis Galvez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 December 2015. Web. 9 February 2016. <>