Blessed Ioachim Díaz Hirayama

Also known as

  • Joachim Firaiama-Diz
  • Joachim Firayama-Diz

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Layman sailor in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Member of the Confraternity of the Rosary. Captain of the ship that brought Blessed Pedro de Zúñiga and Blessed Ludovic Frarijn from Manila to Japan. The ship was captured by Dutch Protestant pirates, and taken to Firando. Joachim was martyred with his crew.

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Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Ioachim Díaz Hirayama“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 April 2015. Web. 1 September 2015. <>