Saint Vihn Son Ðo Yen

Martyrs of VietnamAlso known as

  • Vincent Do Yen
  • Vincenzo Do Yen

Memorial

Profile

Born to a Christian family. Ordained in 1798 by Blessed Ignatius Delgado in the vicariate apostolic on Eastern Tonkin (in modern Vietnam). He was imprisoned in a government persecution of Christians in 1799, but friends ransomed him out. Joined the Dominicans on 22 July 1808 in Manila, Philippines. He was a man noted for his personal piety and forgiveness. Parish priest in Ke Sat, Vietnam; the parishioners were required to destroyed their church in the 1832 persecutions of Emperor Minh Mang. Father Vincent was arrested in February 1838 as the persecutions escalated.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Vihn Son Ðo Yen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 June 2015. Web. 1 July 2015. <>