Daniel, Antoine (Saint Antony Daniel) äNtwän´ dänyĕl´ [key], 1600–1648, French missionary in the New World, a Jesuit priest. He came in 1632 to Canada and in 1634 went with Father Jean Brébeuf as missionary to the Huron. He was killed by the Iroquois. One of the Jesuit martyrs of North America, he was beatified in 1925 and canonized in 1930. Feast: Mar. 16 (among the Jesuits) and Sept. 26.
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