Thursday, October 22, 2020

Blessed Jan Oprzadek – Saint of the Day – May 18 or June 12

Bl. Jan Oprzadek Biography

Bl. Jan Oprzadek Profile. Born: 4 March 1884 in Poland, Europe. Worked in Poland. Died: 18 May 1942 in Austria. Feast Day is celebrated on May 18 or June 12.


The Memorial of Bl. Jan Oprzadek – Saint of the Day

Bl. Jan Oprzadek Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 4 March 1884
Country of Birth Poland in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Priests
Profession Priest
Place of Work Poland
Date of Death 18 May 1942
Place of Death Austria
Feast Day May 18 or June 12
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 13 June 1999
Canonization Canonized by N/A
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Blessed’s Biography

In 1912, Blessed Jan Oprzadek joined the Franciscan Friars Minor in the Province of Saint Mary of the Angels. After the war, he returned to the monastery and made his solemn profession on October 4, 1924. Later, Oprzadek became a priest and did charitable work. He was arrested on August 26, 1940 along with several other brothers during the Nazi persecution. Oprzadek was deported to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, then to Hartheim, where he was executed on 18 May 1942 in Austria.

Blessed Jan Oprzadek
Blessed Jan Oprzadek

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