Father Fabian Abrantowicz

Father Fabian AbrantowiczProfile

He studied at the University of Louvain, earning a doctorate in theology. Ordained a priest in the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary on 9 November 1908. He served in several parishes, and as rector of the Theological Seminary in the diocese of Minsk, Belarus. He joined the Marian Order in 1926. Appointed apostolic administrator of the exarchate of Harbin, Russia from 31 May 1928 to 1939, opening several schools during his tenure. Imprisoned in 1939 for his continued loyalty to Rome, he spent the rest of his life in prison. His Cause for Canonization as a martyr has opened.

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  • “Father Fabian Abrantowicz“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 March 2019. Web. 22 August 2019. <>