Saint Tôma Khuông

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

  • Thomas Khuong

Memorial

Profile

Born to the Tonkinese nobility, he was raised in a Christian home. Priest in the apostolic vicariate of Central Tonkin (modern Vietnam). Member of the Dominican Fraternity of Priests, and a tertiary. Imprisoned several times in the persecutions of Minh-Manh, but released. Arrested on 29 December 1859 in Tran Xa in the persecutions of Tu Ðuc. When he was ordered to stomp on a cross to show his refutation of Christianity, he instead kneeled and began to pray. Martyr.

Born

  • c.1789 in Nam Hòa, Hung Yên, Tonquín (modern Vietnam)

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Tôma Khuông“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 January 2017. Web. 17 October 2017. <>