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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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