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Japanese / Japan Saints

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The history of the Church is full of many Japanese / Japan Catholic saints, who received recognition for great deeds or meritorious conduct. Many lost their lives in defense of the faith. Many were also honored for their contributions to the Church and their community.

Japanese / Japan Saints


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Bl. Agnes Takea Bl. Alexius Nakamura Bl. Alphonsus de Mena Bl. Andrew Sushinda Bl. Andrew Tokuan Bl. Anthony St. Anthony Dainan St. Anthony Ishida Bl. Anthony Kimura Bl. Anthony Kiun Bl. Anthony Sanga Bl. Anthony Vom Bl. Augustine Ota Bl. Bartholomew Monfiore Bl. Bartholomew Sheki Bl. Bartholomew Shikiemon Bl. Caspar and Mary Vaz Bl. Caspar Kotenda Bl. Caspar Sadamazu St. Cosmas Bl. Damien Yamiki Bl. Dionysius Fugishima Bl. Dominic Nakano Bl. Dominic Nifaki Bl. Dominic of Fiunga Bl.Dominic of Nagasaki Bl. Dominic of the Holy Rosary Bl. Dominic Shibioge Bl. Dominic Tomaki Bl. Francis Chakichi Bl. Francis Kuloi Bl. Francis Kurobiove St. Francis Nagasaki St. Francis of St. Bonaventure Bl. Francis Takea St. Gabriel Jusuke St. Gaius Francis Bl. Gundislavus Fusai Bl. James Denshi Bl. James Fayashida Bl. James Guengoro St. James Kisai St. Joachim Sakachibara Bl. John Inamura Bl. John Kingoku Bl. John Kinsako St. John Kokumbuko Bl. John Naisen Bl. John Nangata Bl. John Shoun St. John Soan de Goto Bl. John Tanaka Bl. John Tomaki St. John Yano Bl. Lawrence Rokuyemon Bl. Lawrence Shizu Bl. Leo Kombiogi Bl. Leo Nakanishi St. Leonard Kimura St. Leo Satsuma Bl. Leo Suchiemon St. Leo Tanaka Bl. Louis Baba St. Louis Ibachi Bl. Louis Maki Bl. Louis Naisen Bl. Louis Nifaki St. Louis of Omura
Bl. Louis Sasanda Bl. Louis Shakichi Bl. Lucy Chakichi Bl. Lucy de Freitas St. Luke Kiemon Bl. Mancius Araki Bl. Mancius of St. Thomas Bl. Mancius of the Holy Cross Bl. Mancius Shisisoiemon Bl. Martin Gomez Martyrs of Japan Bl. Mary Tokuan & Mary Choun Bl. Mary Guengoro Bl. Mary Magdalen Kiota Bl. Mary Tanaura Bl. Mary Tokuan & Mary Choun Bl. Matthew Alvarez Bl. Matthias Araki Bl. Matthias Kosaka & Matthias Nakano Bl. Matthias of Arima St. Matthias of Meako Bl. Michael Fimonaya Bl. Michael Jamada Bl. Michael Kinoshi Bl. Michael Kiraiemon St. Michael Kozaki Bl. Michael Nakashima Bl. Michael Shumpo Bl. Michael Takeshita Bl. Michael Tomaki Bl. Michael Tozo Bl. Michael Yamiki Bl. Monica Naisen St. Paul Aybara Bl. Paul Fimonaya St. Paul Miki Bl. Paul Sanchiki Bl. Paul Shinsuki Bl. Paul Tanaka Bl. Paul Tomaki Bls. Peter and Susanna Araki Chobyoye Bl. Peter Araki Kobjoje Bl. Peter Ikiemon Bl. Peter Kufioji Bl. Peter Nangashi Bl. Peter Onizuko Bl. Peter Rinshei Bl. Peter Sampo St. Peter Shukeshiko Bl. Romanus St. Romanus Aybara Bl. Sebastian Kimura Bl. Simon Kiyota Bokusai and Companions Bl. Thecla Nangashi Bl. Thomas Akafuji St. Thomas Danki Bl. Thomas Guengoro Bl. Thomas Kotenda and Companions Bl. Thomas Koyanangi St. Thomas Kozaki Bl. Thomas Kufioji Bl. Thomas of St. Hyacinth Bl. Thomas of the Holy Rosary Bl. Thomas Sherwood Bl. Thomas Tomaki Bl. Thomas Tsughi Bl. Thomas Vinyemon St. Vincent Kaun

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