Saints Alive! | Sts. John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues & Companions (The North American Martyrs)

Between 1642 and 1649 these eight members of the Society of Jesus, who had travelled to North America to preach the true faith, were killed by the native Huron and Iroquois tribes after horrible tortures. Isaac Jogues died on 18 October 1647, and John de Brébeuf on 16 March 1648. For more about these saints, missionaries and courageous witnesses of the Christian faith, please click on the image. Peace be with you!