New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Anthony Daniel

Martyr (1601 to 1648), born Dieppe, France; died near Ontario, Canada. Having joined the Society of Jesus in 1621, he arrived in Canada, 1632, and was stationed at Cape Breton. He was sent to the Huron mission, Ihonatiria (1634 to 1648), where he was slain in the Iroquois attack and his body was thrown into the burning chapel in which he had just celebrated Mass.