Born to a Russian father and an Aleut mother. Studied at the seminary in Irkutsk, Russia. Priest. Missionary to the indigenous people on the Aleutian Islands, travelling by kayak and dogsled; he often had to deal with the opposition of native shamans. Translated the New Testament into the Youpik language.
- “Blessed Jacques Netsetov“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 July 2016. Web. 25 February 2017. <>