Étienne: Notice sur la vie et la mort de M. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre …

Jean-Baptiste Étienne: Notice sur la vie et la mort de M. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre, prêtre de la congregation de la mission de Saint-Lazare, martyrisé en Chine le 11 septembre 1870 : Avec le portrait du martyr (Paris: Adrien Leclère 1842)

Blazeni mucenec Janez Gabriel Perboar, misijonar iz druzbe sv. Cincencija Pavljanskega. (V Ljubljani: Blaznik 1890)

Wspomnienie o zycin i smierci bl. Jana Gabryela Perboyre misyonarza umeczonego za wiare swieta w Chinach. (Krakau : Anczyc 1890)

Jean-Gabriel Perboyre, C.M. (1802-1840) arrrived in Macau in 1835. He started to work in Henan province, before being transferred to Hubei. In september 1839, Perboyre was one of the first victims of persecutions against Christians. Perboyre was tortured and condemned to death in Wuchang. After confirmation of the sentence, he was executed. His remains were returned to France in 1860. Perboyre was beatified in 1889 and canonized in 1996. For a biography, see: André Sylvestre: Jean-Gabriel Perboyre : prêtre de la Mission, lazariste : le premier saint de Chine (Strasbourg: Ed. du Signe 1996)

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