Blessed Klymentii Sheptytskyi

Blessed Klymentii SheptytskyiAlso known as

  • Clement Sheptytsky
  • Clemente Å eptyckyj
  • Klymentij Sheptyckyj

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Greek Catholic. Younger brother of the Servant of God Metropolitan Roman Oleksandr Maria Sheptytskyi. Klymentii entered the monastery of Saint Theodore the Studite in 1911 at age 42. He studied theology at Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained on 28 August 1915. Prior of the Studite monastery at Univ. Abbot in 1944. During World War II, he gave refuge to persecuted Jews. Arrested for his faith on 5 June 1947 by the NKVD; sentenced to eight years in the forced labour camps. He died in prison, a martyr.

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Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Klymentii Sheptytskyi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 June 2015. Web. 4 July 2015. <>