Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Blessed Ladislas of Gielniów – Saint of the Day – May 4

Bl. Ladislas of Gielniów Biography

Bl. Ladislas of Gielniów Profile. Born: 1440 AD in Poland, Europe. Worked in Poland. Died: 4 May 1505 in Poland. Feast Day is celebrated on May 4.


The Memorial of Bl. Ladislas of Gielniów – Saint of the Day

Bl. Ladislas of Gielniów 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

1440 AD

Country of Birth

Poland in Europe

Matrimony/Holy Orders

Blesseds who were Monks



Place of Work


Date of Death

4 May 1505

Place of Death


Feast Day

May 4


  • Beatified by Pope Sixtus V in 1586
  • Beatified by Pope Benedict XIV on 11 February 1750


Canonized by N/A

Patron Saint of

Blessed Ladislas of Gielniów
Blessed Ladislas of Gielniów

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Ladislas of Gielniów was born 1440 AD in Gniezno, Poland. He studied at the University of Warsaw, Poland and joined the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor Observant. Bl. Ladislas duties were doorkeeper at the monastery. In 1487 and 1496 Bl. Ladislas was elected provincial of his Order. The work they did bought many schismatics back to the Church. 

Bl. Ladislas traveled across Poland, preaching the gospel from one end to the other. In 1498 Ladislas led a prayer campaign to protect Poland from invading Tatars and Turks and the victory attributed to the prayer warriors. He was an Abbot of the Warsaw monastery. 


Ladislas died on May 4, 1505, of natural causes.