The Memorial of Blessed Andrii Ischak
Blessed Andrii Ischak is the Patron Saint of
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