In Ireland, in the sixth century, St. Ailbe, a bishop and missionary much revered in Ireland, though little is known about his life.
In 1622, six Japanese Christians who were martyred by burning at Omura, a few miles north of Nagasaki.
Our daily martyrology was written by Fr. Hugh Feiss, OSB. Copyright © 2008 by the Monastery of the Ascension, Jerome, ID 83338.