Blessed Luczja Heymann

Also known as

  • Sister Maria Sapientia



A member of the Sisters of Saint Elizabeth, joining in 1894 and making her perpetual profession on 2 July 1906. She served as a nurse in Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany and Nysa, Poland. Near the end of World War II, the Soviet Red Army entered the city pf Nysa and went to the house of the Sisters. The soldiers grabbed some of the sisters with the intention to rape them. Blessed Luczja stood up to the men and tried to help her sisters, and was shot for her effort. Martyr.




MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Luczja Heymann“. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 June 2021. Web. 4 August 2021. <>