See address at the end of this article. Her father Ignacy Chrzanowski, a renowned professor of Polish literature, came from a family of landowners. Both families were renowned for their extensive charity and philanthropic work. Having left school she enrolled onto a Red Cross course in order to help nurse victims of the Polish-Bolshevik war. In December she commenced studies at the Jagiellonian University. Upon hearing about the establishment of a new school of nursing in Warsaw, she abandoned her university course and immediately enrolled in the school of nursing, in order to fulfil her dream of becoming a nurse.
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Qty: Add to Cart. Description Details Woman of faith. Polish nurse. Medical pioneer. Before a nursing school existed in her native Poland, Hanna Chrzanowska chose to become a professional nurse.
After she helped tend to war refugees during World War II, her pioneering career shaped Polish nursing, serving to form countless students as she helped innumerable patients.
It was largely under her influence that, years later, as Pope St. Her canonization cause was opened at the request of her nursing colleagues, who knew she was a saint. Connect With Us. Remove donation. Donation amount: Donate.
A Short Biography of Hanna Chrzanowska, RN
Hanna Helena Chrzanowska 7 October — 29 April was a Polish Roman Catholic who served as a nurse and was also a professed member of the Benedictine oblates. Chrzanowska worked in her profession during World War II when the Nazi regime targeted Poles but she tended to the wounded and the ailing throughout the conflict and sought to minimize suffering in her own parish. Her cause of sainthood commenced over a decade after her death and she was titled as a Servant of God on 28 April Pope Francis declared her to be Venerable on 30 September upon the confirmation of her heroic virtue and later approved her beatification in mid; Chrzanowska was beatified on 28 April in Poland.
Hanna Helena Chrzanowska