Father Dumitru Mihăilescu, martyr for Christ

He was born into the family of the priest Atanasie and Steliana Mihăilescu. His family moved to Dobrogea in 1926, his father having obtained a priest’s post in the parish of Ciocârlia, Constanța County. He attended the theological seminary in Buzău and then the Faculty of Theology in Bucharest. For a time he was cantor at the parish where his father served, as we learn from a declaration of 16 December 1939, in which he “applied” to join the Front of National Revival, the single party founded by King Carol II.[1] While still a student, married, he was ordained by […]

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