Blessed Jan Oprzadek

Also known as

  • Marcin Oprzadek
  • Martin Oprzadek

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Joined the Franciscan Friars Minor in the province of Saint Mary of the Angels in 1912. Drafted into military service in World War I, he returned to the monastery after the war and made his solemn profession on 4 October 1924, taking the name Marcin. Priest. Arrested on 26 August 1940 with several other friars during the Nazi persecutions. Deported to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, then to Hartheim where he was executed. Martyr.

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Died

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jan Oprzadek“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 May 2016. Web. 10 December 2016. <>