- Juan Santamarta
- 16 August
- 22 May as one of the Franciscan Martyrs of Japan
- 10 September as one of the 205 Martyrs of Japan
Franciscan priest, ordained in 1606. Missionary to Japan where he was noted for his quick mastery of the language. Arrested at Macao in 1615, he was imprisoned for three years, then executed for his faith. Martyr.
- “Blessed John of Saint Martha“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2015. Web. 31 May 2016. <>