Bl. Anicet Koplinsky (1875-1941)
Anicet Koplinsky was born in the year 1875 to a Polish- German family. At the age of 18 he joined the Minor Capuchin Brothers and was ordained priest in 1900. Very esteemed as a confessor and illustrious missionary in Warsaw, he shone for hos fraternal and compassionate spirit. Apprehended and jailed, after suffering cruel hardships, he died in the gas chamber at the Auschwitz concentration camp on October 16, 1941.