Blessed Jan Beyzym

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Son of a Polish freedom fighter. Jesuit priest. Teacher at Jesuit boarding schools in Tarnopol and Chyrów. In 1898 he became a missionary to lepers near Tananariwa, Madagascar. In 1902 he began construction of a leper hospital at Marana, Madagascar; he never gave up, but it took nine years to finish.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Jan, contact
       Kolejy Md François Xavier Ambatomena
       B.P. 1032
       Fianarantsoa, 301, MADAGASCAR

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jan Beyzym“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 October 2014. Web. 21 October 2014. <>