Dec 04

Blessed Simon Yempo

December 4th XVII century

In the place called Edo, Japan, blessed martyrs Francisco Gálvez, priest of the order of Friars Minor, Jerónimo de Angelis, presbyter, and Simon Yempo, religious, the latter two of the society of Jesus, all of which were burned by the hatred of the faith (c. 1622 / 1623). Roman martyrology