Bl. Karolina Kózkówna

 Bl. Karolina Kózkówna Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/18

Also known as
    Maria Goretti of Poland
    Caroline Kozka

    18 November

    Fourth of eleven children born to the farm family of Jan and Maria Borzechka Kózka. Catechist. A teenaged virgin, she refused the advances of a Russian soldier. He kidnapped her, dragged her into the forest, and murdered her during an attempted rape. Martyr of purity.

    2 August 1898 at Wal-Ruda, Poland

    murdered during a rape attempt by a Russian soldier on 18 November 1914 in the forests around Wal-Ruda, Poland
    her body was found on 4 December 1914
    buried at Zabawa, Poland

    10 June 1987 at Tarnów, Poland by Pope John Paul II

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All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


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