Father Andrzej Cikoto

Father Andrzej CikotoProfile

Studied at the Theological Seminary and Theological Academy in Saint Petersburg, earning a degree in theology. Ordained a priest in 1914, he served in parishes and taught at the Theological Seminary. Member of the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, professed in 1920; he became superior of the Fathers in 1933. Apostolic Administrator of the exarchate of Harbin, China on 20 October 1939. Arrested by Communist authorities in 1948, he was deported to Russia where he was shuttled from prisons to work camps until his death. His Cause for Canonization as a martyr has opened.

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  • “Father Andrzej Cikoto“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 March 2019. Web. 10 December 2019. <>