Names of Liberty: Apaleniya Pyatkun 26.01.1908, Kraslava (now Latvia) — 04.09.1999, Vilnius.

People endowed with spiritual freedom, take it unreal. And if this freedom added deeply sincere faith, he becomes invincible in the most inhuman trials.
In 1927 Apaleniya Pyatkun sister became Catholic Order evharystak. Together with the restored Order Marians he was destined to throw in the history of the Church in Belarus, one of the brightest pages.
She was sent to school tailoring and household. Apalenii thought, that at the moment all her life she would have to sew some clothes and decorate liturgical churches. But God gave her another purpose — to fight for the very existence of the Church.
In autumn 1941 she was among the sisters evharystak, began his ministry in Rositsa that Drysenshchyne, where later went to heaven fathers Marianne Lashchevich Anthony and Yuri Kashira, burned Nazi invaders together with their parishioners. In those years languishing inhumane Apaleniya Pyatkun headed evharystak society.
After the war, Russian authorities began the persecution of priests and believers. In this regard, the idea was born in the order of moving to Poland. Sisters expect bothbehaves Apaleniya mom. Feeling that the service on the Belarusian land makes sense apostolate, she decided to stay.
At one point, she spent a group of sisters to the station. Those with a name, the car was an empty seat. As later admitted Apaleniya for support, not counting prayers, she hugged birch station and returned to the sisters in Druyu.
Dragged endless months unequal struggle with the authorities. In Belarus, there was no longer the 1st of the monastic order, and still suffered evharystki: first legally, and later, when they took a legitimate home — secretly.
In 1949 the former Western Byelorussia rode a wave of arrests of church priests. Some were able to hide in the woods, on the distant farms. Their mother became ratavalnitsay Apaleniya that in a poor garb every day there was more than a dozen miles, bringing food and announcements priest. Announcements were terrible. In closed churches collective heads in the best case made clubs, and in most cases — the repository, and even sheds. Withdrawn gebist priests received long terms in Siberian concentration camps. God gave Apalenii force bother about them. Abandoning most necessary, not allowing myself to even the white bread, sisters evharystki Gulag prisoner sent hundreds of parcels. Among those about whom my mother fussed Apaleniya, and was sentenced to 25 years, General Order Marian Andrei Tsikota.
She lived to lighter times. God called her to discover in ’91. At the funeral, from the mouth of the Belarusian priests were the words: "Who has the mother Teresa of Calcutta. We also have Apaleniya mom."

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