- Paulus Ibaraki
Member of a noble samuri family. Brother of Saint Leo Karasumaru. Ran a small sake brewery to support his family. Convert, brought to the faith by Jesuit missionaries. Franciscan lay tertiary. Worked with the missionaries in Kyoto as an interpreter, catechist and lay preacher near the Franciscan convent of Our Lady of the Angels. Always charitable to those even poorer than himself.
- in Owari, Japan
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Hagiography Circle
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Paul Ibaraki“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 February 2016. Web. 29 May 2016. <>