New Catholic Dictionary – Blessed John Gabriel Perboyre

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Missionary and martyr, born Puech, France, 1802; died OuTchang-Fou, China, 1840. As a priest of the Congregation of the Mission in 1835 his superiors, already impressed with his sanctity, granted the permission he had sought for 14 years and sent him to the Chinese mission. After 5 years of zealous, and successful labors, he was subjected to unparalleled tortures and slain.

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  • “Blessed John Gabriel Perboyre”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 September 2016. Web. 22 September 2021. <>