Blessed Katarzyna Faron

Blessed Katarzyna FaronAlso known as

  • Celestyna Faron
  • Catherine Faron
  • Celestine Faron
  • prisoner #27989



Orphaned at age five, Katarzyna was raised by childless relatives. Entered the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in 1930, taking the name Celestyna and making pertual vows on 15 September 1938. Catechist and kindergarten teacher. During World War II she ran an orphanage, led a religious house, and continued to work as a catechist. Arrested by the Gestapo on 19 February 1942 at Brzozów, Poland, charged with conspiracy against the Nazi regime. Imprisoned in Jaslo, Poland, then Tarnów, Poland, and finally shipped to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp where she was put to work digging ditches. Developed tuberculosis and typhoid, and her health finally collapsed completely. Martyr.





Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Katarzyna Faron“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 July 2021. Web. 18 January 2022. <>