Saints Isaac Jogues, Jean de Brébeuf, and Companions

Saints Isaac Jogues, Jean de Brébeuf, and Companions

Saint of the Day October 19

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Isaac Jogues and his companions are popularly known as the North American martyrs. Over a period of years, these eight Jesuits worked among the Hurons, bringing many into the Catholic faith. They labored in what would become the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.