Saint Yangzhi Lang

detail of a holy card of Saint Yangzhi Lang, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Lang-Yang-Cheu

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Lay woman in the apostolic vicariate of Southeastern Zhili, China. She married Christian man, became a catechumen, and became a local model of Christian charity. Mother of Saint Paulus Lang Fu. Martyred in the antiChristian persecutions of the Boxer Rebellion.

Born

Died

  • tied to an ash tree, stabbed with spears, and body thrown into her house which the killers set on fire, on 16 July 1900 in Lujiapo, Qinghe, Hebei, China
  • remains recovered from the burned house by her husband, and buried nearby

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Yangzhi Lang“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 July 2015. Web. 5 December 2016. <>