A martyr from Făgărăștia: Father Ioan Ghindea

Ion Ghindea was born on 4 June 1908 in Ucea de Sus, jud. Făgăraș (now Brașov), in the family of Gheorghe and Paraschiva Ghindea. After finishing elementary school, he attended the Normal School in Sibiu for 7 years, with a teacher’s exam, and then the Theological Academy in Sibiu. He married and was ordained deacon on 5 March 1935 and priest on 7 March 1935 by the archpriest-vicar Vasile Stan in the parish of Zdrapț, Hunedoara County. Later he was transferred to the parish of Drăguș, Făgăraș County parish, where in 1941 he was listed as “parish administrator”. He worked […]

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