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Feastday: September 28
Patron of Secular Augustinian Recollects
Birth: 1611
Death: 1634
Beatified By: Pope John Paul II

Saint Magdalene of Nagasaki was born in 1611 as the daughter of a Christian couple martyred about 1620. With the arrival of the Augustinian Order, Magdalene served as an Augustinian lay sister or tertiary, interpreter and catechist for Fathers Francis of Jesus Terrero and Vincent of Saint Anthony Simoens.


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