Charles Garnier (missionary)

Charles Garnier, S.J., (baptised at Paris, May 25, 1606 December 7, 1649) was a Jesuit missionary working in New France. He was killed by Iroquois in a Petun (Tobacco Nation) village on December 7, 1649.[1][2]


Charles Garnier
North American Martyrs
BornMay 25, 1606
Paris, France
DiedDecember 7, 1649(1649-12-07) (aged 43)
Tobacco Nation country near Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Venerated inCatholic Church
Canonized1930 by Pope Pius XI
Major shrineShrine of the Canadian Martyrs, Midland, Ontario, Canada
FeastOctober 19