Blessed Diego Luis de San Vitores, SJ
Today is the memorial of Blessed Diego Luis de San Vitores, priest and martyr, the first beatus of the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus. Blessed Diego Luis worked as a pioneering missionary in Guam, which he christened the Marianas Islands. His faithful companion is the Visayan catechist, Blessed Pedro Calungsod whose memorial is celebrated on April 2.
Proper from the Supplement to the Missal and Lectionary for the Society of Jesus; otherwise, from the common of martyrs