St. Andrew Dung Lac

St. Andrew Dung Lac Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/24

Also known as
    Andrew Dung Lac An Tran
    Anreâ Duõng Laïc

    24 November

    Priest. Worked in the missions with the priests of the Foreign Mission Society of Paris. Imprisoned and repeatedly tortured in the persecutions of Minh-Meng. Died with Saint Peter Thi. One of the Martyrs of Vietnam.

    c.1785 in Vietnam

    beheaded on 21 December 1839 in Hanoi, Vietnam for the offense of being a priest

Name Meaning
    strong, manly (Andrew)

    27 May 1900 by Pope Leo XIII

    19 June 1988 by Pope John Paul II

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


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