Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Monday 29 November |
Saint of the Day: Bl. Bernardo Francisco de Hoyos
Aleteia logo
Church
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Polish priest ordained in cancer ward has gone Home

Orioniści - Prowincja Polska/Facebook

Aleteia - published on 06/17/19

"We thank the Lord for having given him to us as a witness of great faith and of love"

”We knew the news would arrive,” said Fr. Tarcisio Vieira, director general of the Sons of Divine Providence, “but just the same, it makes us deeply sad. We know, though, that death didn’t take his life from him; he himself wanted to give his life for love of Christ and of the poor. This message of his, and his testimony, have taught something to all of us, and we’ll be sure these lessons won’t be lost. We thank the Lord for having given him to us as a witness of great faith and of love.”

Thus Fr. Vieira remembers Fr. Michał Łos, who was ordained on May 24, by special dispensation, given his failing health. Fr. Łos passed away June 17.

The day before his ordination, he took his vows of poverty, chastity, obedience, and special closeness to the pope.

Fr. Łos’ testimony has moved all of Poland and the world.

In fact, on June 7, Fr. Michal’s birthday, he was visited by the president of Poland, who knelt before him and asked for his blessing.

Pe Michal Los e presidente Andrej Duda
Padres Orionitas da Polônia / Facebook

See more of his story here:


ŚLUBY WIECZYSTE

Read more:
Perpetual vows and ordination in the oncology ward


KSIĄDZ MICHAŁ ŁOS FDP

Read more:
Blessing from the oncology ward: New priest celebrates his first Holy Mass

Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.