Święty Stanisław Kostka

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Sw. Stanisław Kostka h. Dąbrowa

Also Known As: "Saint Stanislaus Kostka"
Birthplace: Rostkowo, Czernice Borowe / Przasnysz, Mazowieckie, Poland
Death: August 15, 1568 (17)
Roma, Lazio, Italy (malaria)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Kostka h. Dąbrowa and Małgorzata Kostka
Brother of Katarzyna Trzebuchowski; Paweł (kawaler) Kostka h. Dąbrowa; N.N. Narzymska and Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa

Occupation: jezuita
Managed by: Leszek Mila
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About Święty Stanisław Kostka

The 16th century Polish Nobility


Jesuit Novice; Born October 28, 1550; Rostkowo; Died August 15, 1568 (aged 17); Rome; Honored in Catholic Church; Beatified 1605; Canonized 31 December 1726; Major shrine Rome; Feast August 15, November 13; Attributes Lily, Jesuit habit, Jesus, Most Blessed Sacrament; Patronage Jesuit novices, students, Poland, Broken Bones;

Stanisław Kostka herbu Dąbrowa - jezuita, święty katolicki, patron Polski. Wikipedia PL


Stanisław Kostka S.J. (28 October 1550 – 15 August 1568) was a Polish novice of the Society of Jesus. In the Catholic Church he is venerated as Saint Stanislaus Kostka.

He was born at Rostkowo, Przasnysz County, Poland, on 28 October 1550; died at Rome during the night of 14–15 August 1568. He entered the Society of Jesus in Rome on his 17th birthday (28 October 1567), and is said to have foretold his death a few days before it occurred.


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Święty Stanisław Kostka's Timeline

October 28, 1550
Rostkowo, Czernice Borowe / Przasnysz, Mazowieckie, Poland
August 15, 1568
Age 17
Roma, Lazio, Italy