Blessed Oleksa Zarytsky

Blessed Oleksa ZarytskyAlso known as

  • Oleksa Zaritskiy
  • Oleksa Zaryckyj
  • Oleksa Zaryts’kyi
  • Aleksey….
  • Alessio….
  • Alexis….

Memorial

Profile

Greek Catholic. Entered the seminary in Lviv in 1931. Ordained in 1936. Pastor of the Archeparchy of Lviv for the Ukrainians. Imprisoned for his faith in 1948, he was sentenced to ten years in the forced labour camps, and sent to Karahanda. Released in 1957, he was soon arrested again for his faith, and senteneced to three more years. Died in prison; martyr.

Born

Died

  • 30 October 1963 of gastritis and complications from high blood pressure at the forced labour camp at Qaraghandy (Karaganda), Kazakhstan

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Oleksa Zarytsky“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 October 2015. Web. 21 October 2017. <>