Saints related to Patron-of-the-americas

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  • St. Isaac Jogues
    St. Isaac Jogues was born in Rouen, France in 1624. He became a Jesuit priest and was sent as a missionary to North America. He was captured by the Iroquois, tortured, enslaved and eventually martyred.
  • St. Rose
    St. Rose of Lima was born on April 20, 1586. She took a vow of chastity and helped her parents and other poor by embroidering. She was a mystic and a visionary, and suffered many mental and physical afflictions. She died at Lima on Aug. 24, 1617.