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Blessed Franciszek Rogaczewski
January 11, Blessed.


Source: Catholic.org



Roman Martyrology:  In Poland, Franciszek. Priest of the archdiocese of Gdańsk

Beatification Date: 13 June 1999 by Pope John Paul II

 

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

23 December 1892 in Lipinkach, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland and ordained in Gdansk, Poland in 1918.
Pastor of Christ the King parish; much sought after confessor. Arrested on 1 September 1939 by Nazi invaders for the crime being a priest.



Imprisoned and tortured for months. One of the Polish martyrs of World War II. He was shot on 11 January 1940 near Gdansk, Poland.






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