Blessed Marian Skrzypczak, October 5

Blessed Marian Skrzypczak

Blessed Marian Skrzypczak, Priest and Martyr Janowiec, Poland, April 15, 1909 – Plonkowo, Poland, October 5, 1939

Marian Skrzypczak, a priest of the archdiocese of Gniezno, fell victim to the Nazis who hated his Catholic faith. Pope John Paul II June 13, 1999 elevated him to the altars with 107 other victims of that persecution.

Roman Martyrology: In the town of Plonkowo always in Poland, Blessed Mariano Skrzypezak, Priest and Martyr who, during the occupation of Poland by a regime hostile to God, who was shot outside the church, obtaining for his unswerving faith the palm martyrdom.

Source: Santi e Beati

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