Monday, September 23, 2019

Saint of the Day – 26 June – Blessed Andrii Ischak

The Memorial of Blessed Andrii Ischak

Blessed Andrii Ischak is the Patron Saint of

Blessed Andrii Ischak Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Blessed Andrii Ischak brief life History

Date of Birth 20 September 1887
Country of Birth Ukraine in Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Priests who became Saints
Profession Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest
Place of Work Ukraine
Date of Death 26 June 1941
Place of Death Sykhiv, Ukraine
Feast Day 26 June
Beatification By Pope John Paul II on 27 June 2001
Canonization By Not Available
Patron Saint of

Blessed Andrii Ischak Short life History

Blessed Andrii Ischak is also known as Andrij, Andriy

• He was a Greek Catholic.
• He studied at universities in Lviv, Ukraine, and Innsbruck, Austria.
• Became a Doctor of Theology in 1914, receiving his degree from the University of Innsbruck.
• He was ordained in 1914.
• He was a teacher at the Lviv Theological Academy in 1928.
• Became pastor of the Archeparchy of Lviv for the Ukrainians at Sykhiv.
• He was martyred by retreating Soviet soldiers who passed through his village.

Today’s Catholic Quote:

Blessed Andrii Ischak was born on 20 September 1887 at Mykolayiv, Lviv District, Ukraine and murdered by Soviet soldiers on 26 June 1941 at Sykhiv, Ukraine