Lalande, Jean (Saint John Lalande)zhäN läläNdˈ, d. 1646, French Jesuit missionary in Canada and New York, one of the Jesuit Martyrs of North America. He came to the New World in 1644. He accompanied (1646) Father Isaac Jogues on his mission to the Mohawk and was martyred with him. Feast: Sept. 26 or (among the Jesuits) Mar. 16.
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