Book of Saints – John Baptist Machado and Others


(Blessed) Martyrs (February 15) (17th century) Blessed John Baptist, a Portuguese Jesuit, was beheaded at Nangasaki in Japan, June 1, A.D. 1617. The martyrdom of numerous other Christians, both European and native, quickly followed, some of them being crucified head downwards like Saint Peter the Apostle.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “John Baptist Machado and Others”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 October 2013. Web. 17 December 2018. <>