Day of Missionary Martyrs

Also known as

  • Day of Prayer and Fasting in Memory of Missionary Martyrs



An initiative of the Youth Missionary Movement of the Italian Pontifical Mission Societies, this day of fasting and prayer began in 1993 as a way to remember how many in the world shed their blood for the Gospel.

Profiled Missinonary Martyrs

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Day of Missionary Martyrs“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 March 2016. Web. 18 January 2021. <>