Aug 16

Blessed Simon Bokusai Kiota y compañeros

August 16th XVII century

In Kokura, Japan, blessed martyrs Simon Bokusai Kiota, Catechist, and Magdalene, his wife; Thomas Gengoro and his wife Mary, and their son, James, still a child, who, by order of the prefect Yetsundo and hatred for the name of Christ, were crucified upside down. Roman martyrology