Saint Cosmas Takeya

Martyrs of NagasakiAlso known as

  • Zaquira Tachegia

Memorial

Profile

Sword maker. Convert to Christianity, brought into the faith by Jesuit missionaries. Lay Franciscan tertiary. Interpreter for the missionaries. Catechist for the Franciscans. Preached in Osaka. One of the Martyrs of Nagasaki.

Born

Died

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Cosmas Takeya“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 February 2016. Web. 1 December 2020. <>