Blessed Mieczyslawa Kowalska

Blessed Mieczyslawa KowalskaAlso known as

  • Maria Teresa of the Child Jesus
  • Maria Teresa Kowalska

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Grew up in a family of socialists. Joined the Capuchin Poor Clare nuns at the convent of Przasnysz, Poland on 12 August 1923, taking the name Maria Teresa of the Child Jesus; she made her perpetual vows in 26 June 1928. Arrested by invading Germans with her sister nuns on 2 April 1941, and sent to a concentration camp in East Prussia. Martyred by Nazis in occupied Poland for refusing to renounce her faith.

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Venerated

Beatified

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Mieczyslawa Kowalska“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>