Friday, November 23, 2012

TODAY'S SAINT: NOV. 24: ST. ANDREW DUNG-LAC

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. SOURCE: http://www.ewtn.com/saintsHoly/saints/A/standewdunglac.asp

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