Blessed Aleksy Sobaszek

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After graduating high school in Ostrów, Poland, he studied in Freising, Germany, Poznań, Poland, and Gniezno, Poland, Aleksy was ordained a priest in 1919. He served as parish priest and sometimes teacher in the Polish cities of Wągrowiec, Słupy, Trzemeszno, Siedlemin, and Gniezno. Prefect of a teacher‘s college for nine years. For being Polish and a priest, he was arrested by Nazis on 6 October 1941 and imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp where he ministered to other prisoners until his death several months later. One of the 108 Polish Martyrs of World War II.





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Aleksy Sobaszek“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2021. Web. 9 December 2021. <>