St. Jacob

Enlightener of the Native Peoples of Alaska

Included in this section are the historical accounts of those Saints who labored for the Church here in North America. Icons with scenes from their lives are also available.

Born: 1802 (Atka Island, Alaska)
Died: July 26, 1864 (Sitka, Alaska)
Glorification Date: October 15-16, 1994
Commemoration Dates: July 26 (repose)