Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Blessed Michal Giedroyc – Saint of the Day – May 4

Bl. Michal Giedroyc Biography

Bl. Michal Giedroyc Profile. Born: 1425 AD in Poland, Europe. Worked in Poland. Died: 4 May 1485 in Poland. Feast Day is celebrated on May 4.


The Memorial of Bl. Michal Giedroyc- Saint of the Day

Bl. Michal Giedroyc 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 1425 AD
Country of Birth Poland in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Blesseds who were Monks
Profession Prince, Hermit
Place of Work Poland
Date of Death 4 May 1485
Place of Death Poland
Feast Day May 4
Beatification Beatified by Pope Francis on 7 November 2018
Canonization Canonized by N/A
Patron Saint of  
Blessed Michal Giedroyc
Blessed Michal Giedroyc

Blessed’s Biography

Blessed Michal Giedroyc was born in a Royal family in 1425 AD and was related to the princes of Lithuania. He was a metal worker with only formal education. Bl. Michal Giedroyc joined the Augustinian Canons Regular of the Penance of the Blessed Martyrs, an Order now extinct, in Kraków, Poland. There he lived as a hermit in a cell next to an Augustinian monastery and finished his education at the University of Kraków. Bl. Michal Giedroyc received a vision of Christ who told him, “Be patient until death, and you will receive the crown of life.” He was known for the gifts of prophecy and miracles.


He died on May 4, 1485, in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland of natural causes and buried at the church of Saint Mark in Kraków.