Tuesday, December 10, 2013


St. Anthony Dainan

Feast day: February 6
Died: 1597

One of the Japanese Martyrs, an altar boy, aged thirteen. Anthony was a Japanese from Nagasaki and a member of the Third Order of St. Francis. Arrested by the Japanese authorities, he was crucified. He was beatified in 1627 and canonized in 1862.

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