Biography of Father I. Petrikas

Description:
Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in Lithuania and remained there after the annexation of Lithuania to the USSR. June 22, 1941 – with the retreat of the Red Army – Fr. Petrikas was brutally tortured to death in Budavones Forest, Vilkavishkis region. Source: Den’ skorbi…; Lietuvos aidas (1998), no. 30; list compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC
Variant Names:
Petrikas, I.
Dates:
1941
Locations:
Vilkaviškis (Lithuania)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; executed