Saint Isaac Jogues (1607–1646)


A Jesuit missionary in the St. Lawrence River region, he was killed with St. John Lalande in October 1646 by the Iroquois. The two are honored among others at the Shrine of the North American Martyrs in New York.


Biography of St. Isaac Jogues at


 J. O'Brien, Saints Of The American Wilderness: The Brave Lives And Holy Deaths Of The Eight North American Martyrs

 L. Fisher, The North American Martyrs: Jesuits in the New World