St. Andrew Dung-Lac

MARTYR

Feast: November 24
 



Information:

Feast Day: November 24
Born: 1785 in Vietnam
Died: 21 December 1839 in Hanoi, Vietnam
Canonized: 19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

 

Vietnamese priest and martyr and companion of St. Peter Thi. Andrew was arrested and beheaded on Dcember 21, 1839, with Peter Thi during the harsh anti-Christian persecutions. He was canonized in 1988.

(Taken from Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints)


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