Blessed Yakym Senkivsky

Blessed Yakym SenkivskyAlso known as

  • Jakym Senkivskyj
  • Yakym Sen’kiv’skyi
  • Ivan Sen’kiv’skyi
  • Ivan Senkivsky
  • Gioacchino Senkivskyj

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Greek Catholic. Studied theology at Lviv. Ordained on 4 December 1921. Obtained his Doctorate in theology from Innsbruck, Austria. Novice in the Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat at Krekhiv in 1923. Assigned to the village of Krasnopushcha, then Lavriv. Held various positions at the Saint Onufry monastery at Lviv from 1931 to 1938. Prior at the monastery at Drohobych in 1939. Arrested for his faith on 26 June 1941 by Communist authorities. Murdered in prison; martyr.

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  • “Blessed Yakym Senkivsky“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 June 2015. Web. 3 August 2015. <>