Blessed Boniface Zukowski

Blessed Boniface ZukowskiAlso known as

  • Bonifacy Zukowski
  • Piotr Zukowski
  • prisoner #25447



Son of Andrzej Zukowski and Albina Walkiewicz and raised on a farm. Entered the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Niepokalanów in Teresin, Poland at age 16, taking the name Bonifacy and making his solemn profession on 2 August 1935. Worked at the house’s printing presses, publishing The Knight of the Immaculate, helping in the work of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. Priest. Arrested by the Gestapo on 14 October 1941 for his publishing work and for trying to protect the printing presses, and imprisoned in Warsaw, Poland. He spent his time there ministering to other prisoners. Shipped to the Dachau concentration camp, he was put to forced labour in bad weather, beaten for lack of work, and finally died from the mistreatment. Martyr.





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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Boniface Zukowski“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 June 2015. Web. 1 December 2015. <>