Blessed Roman Lysko

Memorial

  • 14 October
  • 2 April as one of the Martyrs Killed Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe

Profile

Greek Catholic. Graduated from the Lviv Theological Academy. Married. Ordained on 28 August 1941. Pastor of the Archeparchy of Lviv for the Ukrainians. Arrested for his faith on 9 September 1949 by the NKVD; imprisoned on Lontskoho Street, Lviv. Noted for loudly singing Psalms while in prison; his keepers thought he’d lost his mind. Died in prison; martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Roman Lysko“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 April 2015. Web. 2 September 2015. <>