Blessed Jerzy Kaszyra priest and martyr
Aleksandrow, Lithuania, April 4, 1904 – Rosice, Poland, February 18, 1943
Blessed Jerzy Kaszyra, professed priest of Chierici Mariani under the title of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM (Mariani), was born in Aleksandrow (Vilnius), Lithuania, April 4, 1904 and died in Rosice (Poland) February 18, 1943. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in Warsaw (Poland) on June 13, 1999 with 107 other Polish martyrs.
Roman Martyrology: A Rosica Poland, Blessed George Kaszyra, a priest of the Congregation of Marian Clerics and martyr who, nell’infuriare of war, set on fire by the persecutors of the faith, Christ died for the Lord.