Happy Feast Day
Saint Paul Miki
1562 – 1597
Feast Day: February 6
Paul Miki was born at Tounucumada, Japan, into a wealthy Japanese family. He was educated at the Jesuit college, joined the Jesuits in 1580, and became known for his eloquent preaching, gaining numerous converts to Catholicism. He was crucified on February 5 with twenty-five other Catholics during the persecution of Christians under the Taiko, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, ruler of Japan in the name of the emperor. He preached his last sermon from the cross.
All content is property of the owner, unless otherwise specified. This content is not owned, or maintained by Holy Rosary, and is used only for informational purposes. Please visit the content owners link via the source link for more information.