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Letter from the Pastor - Re: COVID-19 Dear Parishioners of Holy Martyrs of Japan, In light of the...
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Introduction of a Reporting System to Address Allegations of Abuse or Misconduct by a Canadian Catholic Bishop
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Bradford, ON
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167 Essa Street, PO Box 1180 Stn Main
Bradford, ON
L3Z 2B6

t:  905.775.2065

Rev. Joshua Roldan

Rev. Massillamani Zacharias
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Deacon David Langley
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Deacon Assistant

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Anthony Venroy

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Ministry to Migrant Workers

Holy Martyrs of Japan Cemetery

Holy Martyrs began as a small church and cemetery site on the 9th Line as a chapel for the local farmers in West Gwillimbury and surrounding area.

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Holy Martyrs of Japan Parish

In 1857 Bradford was incorporated as a village, and six years later the Catholic families purchased three lots on Queen Street running west from Moore Street. The mission church, a small brick building, was built in the center of this property and blessed in 1864 by Bishop John Joseph Lynch, of Toronto. It was dedicated to the twenty-six Martyrs of Japan, who had been canonized at a historic ceremony in Rome two years earlier, at which Bishop Lynch had been present.

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