Saint Thaddeus Liu Ruiting

detail of an Italian holy card of Saint Thaddeus Liu Ruiting, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Tadou

Memorial

Profile

Priest, ordained at age 35, he spent his ministry walking from village to village, ministering to Christians and spreading the faith. Arrested on Pentecost 1821, he was tortured and then imprisoned for two years before his sentence was finally handed down. Martyr.

Born

  • c.1773 in Qunglai County, Sichuan, China
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Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Thaddeus Liu Ruiting“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 November 2015. Web. 9 December 2016. <>