Five Polish Brothers

painting 'Death of Benedict, Joh, Matthew, Isaac and Krystyn, The five brothers martyrs', artist unknown, hermitage in Bieneszew, Poland; photographed in August 2008 by Theologian Alberts; swiped off WikipediaAlso known as

  • Saint Benedict and Companions

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They weren’t Polish, and they weren’t related, but were instead five Italian Benedictine monks who worked with Saint Adalbert of Prague as missionaries to the Slavs, and were martyred together. They were

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  • “Five Polish Brothers“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 November 2017. Web. 23 February 2020. <>