Studied at the Pontifical Seminary Shkodrë, and theology in Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained on 24 April 1916 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Served in several mountain village parishes. Imprisoned, tortured and dumped into a sewage pit to die during the anti–Christian persecutions by the Albanian Communist government. Martyr.
- 5 November 2016 by Pope Francis
- beatification celebrated at the Square of the Cathedral of Shën Shtjefnit, Shkodër, Albania, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato
- “Blessed Lek Sirdani“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 October 2016. Web. 24 October 2016. <>