Blessed Dedë Malaj – Feast Day – May 12

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Blessed Dedë Malaj was a priest born in November 16 1917 in Dushkul, Mali Shëngjinit, Lezhë, Albania and died as a martyr on May 12 1959 in Shkodrë, Albania. We celebrate his feast day on May 12 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Dedë Malaj – Feast Day

Blessed Dedë Malaj Biography

Date of Birth November 16 1917
Country of Birth Dushkul, Mali Shëngjinit, Lezhë, Albania
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Albania
Date of Death May 12 1959
Place of Death Shkodrë, Albania
Feast Day May 12
Beatification Beatified by Pope Francis on November 5 2016

Blessed’s Biography

Bl Dedë Malaj was born on November 16, 1917, in Dushkul, Mali Shëngjinit, Lezhë in Albania. He studied at the Pontifical French Seminary and in Italy.

On December 20, 1942, Dedë was ordained as a priest in Castel Gandolfo, Rome in Italy of the Archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Dedë Later became pastor in the Buna Dajçit Coast region. Dedë was shot on May 12, 1959, in Shkodrë, Albania.

Blessed Dedë Malaj
Bl Dedë Malaj

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