Blessed Edward Detkens

Blessed Edward Detkens, date, location and photographer unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


Priest in the archdiocese of Warsaw, Poland where he served as chaplain to university students and personnel, and rector of the church of Saint Anne. Imprisoned by the Gestapo in the Dachau concentration camp during the Nazi occupation of Poland in World War II. Martyr.





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I will follow you, Christ, on the way of the cross, because the cross brings me closer to you. O Christ, give me, through Your holy torment of gas, torment to overcome torment. Blessed Edward as he was being led to execution

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Edward Detkens“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 July 2021. Web. 2 December 2021. <>