Biography of Józefa Lipińska

Description:
Born into a working-class family in St. Petersburg in 1897. Lived in Leningrad; she was the housekeeper for and a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish. In the autumn of 1930 she was arrested together with Bishop Antoni Malecki and Fr. Josif Dzemian, but she was soon released. She taught children prayers and the Polish language. In April 1932 she was again arrested, this time in connection with the case against Fr. Augustine Proncketis and others. In June 1932 she was released from prison for “lack of facts constituting a crime.” Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Shkarovskii, p. 268-269
Variant Names:
Lipinskaia, Iuzefa Aleksandrovna; Lipińska, Józefa; Lipinskaya, Iuzefa
Dates:
1897-1932
Locations:
Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
female; laity; fate unknown