Great interactive digital map of the travels of St. Francis Xavier, S.J.
The map below details the journeys of Saint Francis Xavier from Europe to different parts of the East. Francis was tasked with preaching the Gospel in far-off places and is remembered as a patron saint of missions. The map below details his journeys from Europe to different parts of Asia. Click on the numbered markers to learn more about the locations, which follow his life from birth to death.
It is our hope that by using this map you can get a sense of the overall distance and the number of places Francis visited after leaving his homeland of Navarre. The biography highlights important points of his life. For a more thorough biography you can read the entry about him on the Catholic Encyclopedia here.
1. Castle Xavier Francis was born on April…
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