Blessed Jan Beyzym

Blessed Jan BeyzymMemorial

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Son of a Polish freedom fighter. Jesuit priest. Teacher at Jesuit boarding schools in Tarnopol and Chyrów. In 1898 he became a missionary to lepers near Tananariwa, Madagascar. In 1902 he began construction of a leper hospital at Marana, Madagascar; he never gave up, but it took nine years to finish.

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Beatified

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  • “Blessed Jan Beyzym“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 September 2008. Web. 28 August 2015. <>