Dominik Jędrzejewski

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Dominik Jędrzejewski (August 4, 1886 – August 29, 1942) was a Polish Roman Catholic priest killed at the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. He was beatified in Warsaw on June 13, 1999.

Jędrzejewski was born in Kowal, Poland, and was the youngest of six children. He entered the seminary in Wloclawek, was ordained a priest on June 18, 1911, and then served in parishes in Zadzimia, Poczesna, and Kalisz. He also served as a prison chaplain, as a high school prefect, and also was devoted to youth work.

After the outbreak of World War II, Jędrzejewski was arrested on August 26, 1940 and was taken to a transit camp in Szczeglinie and then to Sachsenhausen concentration camp. On December 14, 1940 he was sent to Dachau, where he refused to renounce the priesthood to regain freedom and died from debilitating work on August 29, 1942.

Jędrzejewski was beatified by Pope John Paul II in Warsaw June 13, 1999 as part of a group of 108 Martyrs of World War II.