Blessed Helena Goldberg

Blessed Helena GoldbergAlso known as

  • Sister Maria Acutina



A member of the Sisters of Saint Elizabeth, joining in 1905 at age 23, and making her perpetual profession on 25 July 1916. She served as an assistant to the parish priest in Nysa, Poland, in the hydrotherapy sanatorium in Wlen, Poland, and in the orphanage in Lubiaz, Poland. Near the end of World War II, when the Soviet Red Army entered Lubiaz, Blessed Helena took all the girls from the orphanage and escaped with them to Krzydlina Wielka, Poland. When the Red Army entered that city, they found the girls. Sister Maria tried to hold them off but was killed by the soldiers. Martyr.




MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Helena Goldberg“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 September 2021. Web. 1 December 2021. <>