Studied at the Shkodrë Pontifical Seminary, and then theology in Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained on 24 April 1916 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. Parish priest in several places. Playwright. Secretary to the Archbishop of Shkodrë. Martyred in the anti–Christian persecutions of the Albanian Communist government, the first of their many priestly victims.
- 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 Ndre Zadeja“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 25 February 2017. <>