Friday, 2 October 2015

2nd October - Jan Beyzym

Son of a Polish freedom fighter, a Jesuit priest, a teacher at Jesuit boarding schools in Tarnopol and Chyrów. In 1898 he became a missionary to lepers near Tananariwa, Madagascar. In 1902 he began construction of a leper hospital at Marana, Madagascar; which took nine years to finish.