Lifelong layman in the apostolic vicariate of Southeastern Zhili, China. Physician. Catechist. During the anti-Western, anti–Christian persecutions of the Boxer Rebellion, most of Joseph’s family renounced their Christianity; Joseph refused to. Martyr.
- “Saint Iosephus Ma Taishun“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 June 2015. Web. 10 December 2016. <>