Blessed Alfons Maria Mazurek

Also known as

  • Alfons Maria of the Holy Spirit
  • Alphonsus Mary of the Holy Spirit
  • Joseph Mazurek
  • Józef Mazurek



Discalced Carmelite friar, taking the name Alfons Maria of the Holy Spirit. Ordained in July 1916. Teacher and noted administrator. Professor at the Carmelite minor seminary. Prefect of the seminary. Prior of the Carmelite monastery at Czerna, Poland in 1930. Under his leadership, the house renewed their evangelization work in the community. Murdered by Nazis for being a Christian leader. One of the 108 Polish Martyrs of World War II.





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All our sanctity and perfection consists in conforming ourselves to the will of God, which is the sole and supreme rule of perfection and of holiness. Blessed Alfons

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alfons Maria Mazurek“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2021. Web. 26 October 2021. <>