Blessed Olympia Bida

[Blessed Olympia Bida]Also known as

  • Olha Bida
  • Ol’ha Bida
  • Olimpia Bida

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Greek Catholic. Joined the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Worked in several towns as a catechist and novice director, and with the aged and sick. Taught and helped to raise several young women. Convent superior in Kheriv where the Communists worked against her. Arrested for her faith in 1951, and exiled to a forced labour camp in the Tomsk region of Siberia in Russia. In the camp she continued her duties as superior, and organised other exiled nuns into prayer and support groups. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

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       Ukrain’ska Greko-Katolits’ka Tserkva
       pl. Sviatoho Yura 5
       L’viv 79000, UKRAINE

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Olympia Bida“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 February 2014. Web. 24 July 2014. <>