Bl. Kazimierz Grelewski Biography
Bl. Kazimierz Grelewski 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||20 January 1907|
|Country of Birth||Poland of Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Priests|
|Place of Work||Poland|
|Date of Death||9 January 1942|
|Place of Death||Oberbayern, Germany|
|Feast Day||January 9|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 13 June 1999|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
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Blessed Kazimierz Grelewski was born in 1907 and was a younger brother of Blessed Stefan Grelewski. They both became secular priests in Radom’s diocese. Kazimierz was a youth educator, head of the school in Radom.
At the beginning of 1941, Casimiro Grelewski was arrested by the Gestapo with his brother and brought to the Dachau concentration camp in Bavaria in Germany, which had a special department for imprisoned Catholic clergy. He was hanged on 9 January 1942 in the prison camp at Dachau, Oberbayern, Germany.