Joined the Franciscans in 1900, making his solemn profession on 24 February 1904. Ordained in 1906. Built the seminary in Lotz, Poland. Founded the Antonian Sisters of Christ the King. Arrested on 10 October 1941 in the Nazi persecutions of the Church. One of the 108 Polish Martyrs of World War II.
- 20 May 1942 on the road from the Dachau concentration camp, Oberbayern, Germany
- body burned and ashes scattered
- “Blessed Anastazy Jakub Pankiewicz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 May 2015. Web. 3 May 2016. <>