Saint Cosmas Takeya

Also known as

  • Zaquira Tachegia

Memorial

Profile

Sword maker. Convert to Christianity, brought into the faith by Jesuit missionaries. Lay Franciscan tertiary. Interpreter for the missionaries. Catechist for the Franciscans. Preached in Osaka. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.

Born

Died

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cosmas Takeya“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 October 2012. Web. 5 September 2015. <>