6th February – Ss Paul Miki & Companions, Martyrs.

St Paul Miki was born in Japan between 1564 and 1566. He joined the Society of Jesus and preached the gospel to the Japanese people with great success. When a persecution of the Catholics arose he was arrested together with twenty-five others. Mocked and tortured, they were eventually taken to Nagasaki on 5 February 1597, […]

6th February – Ss Paul Miki & Companions, Martyrs.