Blessed Zef Marksen

Blessed Zef MarksenAlso known as

  • Josef Marxen

Memorial

Profile

Studied in Vienna, Austria, and ordained in Munich, Germany on 21 June 1936 as a priest for the diocese of Lezhë, Albania. Arrested in Shijak, Albania in February 1945 for remaining Catholic following the Communist take over. Sentenced to prison where he was eventually murdered. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Zef Marksen“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 April 2019. Web. 19 August 2019. <>