May 11

Saint Mateo Lê Van Gâm

May 11th XIX century Mártir

In Saigon, in the Conchinchina (Viet Nam today), saint Mateo Lê Van Gâm, martyr, who was arrested by introducing with his small boat to European missionaries and, at the end of a year in jail, was beheaded by order of the Emperor Thiêu Tri.