Martyrs of Arima

Memorial : 7 October

Died : 7 October 1613 in Arima, Hyogo, Japan 

Venerated : 1 June 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI (decree of  martyrdom) 

Beatified : 24 November 2008 by Pope Benedict XVI

     Eight noble Christians burned alive on October 7, 1613
       
 

      1. Blessed Hadrianus Takahashi Mondo
       2. Blessed Ioanna Takahashi
       3.Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon
       4.Blessed Martha Hayashida
       5.Blessed Magdalena Hayashida
       6. Blessed Didacus Hayashida
       7. Blessed Leo Takedomi Kan’Emon
       8. Blessed Paulus Takedomi Dan’Emon

         
1.  Blessed Hadrianus Takahashi Mondo                  
Layman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Married to Blessed Ioanna Takahashi. One of the Martyrs of Arima.  
  
2.  Blessed Ioanna Takahashi
Lay woman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Married to Blessed Hadrianus Takahashi Mondo. One of the Martyrs of Arima.
                 
3.  Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon
 Layman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Married to Blessed Martha Hayashida; father of Blessed Magdalena Hayashida and Blessed Didacus Hayashida. One of the Martyrs of Arima.

4.  Blessed Martha Hayashida
Lay woman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Married to Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon; mother of Blessed Magdalena Hayashida and Blessed Didacus Hayashida. One of the Martyrs of Arima.

5.  Blessed Magdalena Hayashida
 Lay woman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Married to Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon; mother of Blessed Magdalena Hayashida and Blessed Didacus Hayashida. One of the Martyrs of Arima.

6.  Blessed Didacus Hayashida
 Twelve year old boy in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Blessed Leo Hayashida Sukeemon and Blessed Martha Hayashida. One of the Martyrs of Arima

7.  Blessed Leo Takedomi Kan’Emon
 Married layman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Father of Blessed Paulus Takedomi Dan’Emon. One of the Martyrs of Arima.
       
8. 
Blessed Paulus Takedomi Dan’Emon              
 Young layman in the archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Blessed Leo Takedomi Kan’Emon. One of the Martyrs of Arima.

 

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