Blessed Klymentii Sheptytskyi

Also known as

  • Clement Sheptytsky
  • Clemente Å eptyckyj
  • Klymentij Sheptyckyj

Memorial

Profile

Greek Catholic. Younger brother of the Servant of God Metropolitan Roman Oleksandr Maria Sheptytskyi. Klymentii entered the monastery of Saint Theodore the Studite in 1911 at age 42. He studied theology at Innsbruck, Austria. Ordained on 28 August 1915. Prior of the Studite monastery at Univ. Abbot in 1944. During World War II, he gave refuge to persecuted Jews. Arrested for his faith on 5 June 1947 by the NKVD; sentenced to eight years in the forced labour camps. He died in prison, a martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Basil, contact
       Chiesa S. Sofia Ucraina
       Via Boccea, 478
       00166 Roma, ITALY

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Klymentii Sheptytskyi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 March 2014. Web. 18 April 2014. <>