Blessed Wojciech Gondek

illustration of Blessed Wojciech Gondek, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiAlso known as

  • Cristino Gondek
  • Krystyn Gondek

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Joined the Franciscan Friars Minor in 1928, making his solemn profession on 18 April 1933, taking the name Krystyn. Ordained on 21 June 1936, and served as parish priest in Wloclaweck, Poland. Arrested on 26 August 1940, deported, imprisoned, tortured and martyred for his faith by Nazis.

Born

Died

  • 23 July 1942 in the Dachau prison camp, Oberbayern, Germany
  • body burned in the camp crematorium and his ashes scattered

Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Wojciech Gondek“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 July 2016. Web. 2 December 2016. <>