Saint of the Day – 22 September

Saint Lawrence Ruiz and companions​ Between 1633 and 1637, Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and 15 companions were martyred in Nagasaki, Japan. On 27 September 1637, Ruiz and his companions were taken to Nishizaka Hill, where they were tortured by being hung upside-down over a pit. This form of torture was known as tsurushi in Japanese orContinue reading “Saint of the Day – 22 September”