Aug 22

Blessed Simeon Lukac

August 22nd XX century

In the village of Starunya, in the territory of Stanislaviv (today Ivanofrankivsk), in Ukraine, blessed Simeon Lukac, Bishop and martyr, during a Government hostile to faith clandestinely exercised his Ministry in favor of the flock of Catholics of the Byzantine rite, and with a faithful death proclaimed the glory and honour of Christ the Lord and God. Roman martyrology