Father Leon Knabit was taken to hospital - Wiadomości

Father Leon Knabit was taken to hospital - Wiadomości

Leon Knabit himself - also wrote in social media - that after a forced five-day bedtime, he ended up in the Rehabilitation Department of the Hospital. Stefan Żeromski in Krakow. "I remember in prayer and please pray," he said to the faithful.

O. Leon Knabit trafił do szpitala - Wiadomości

Father Leon Knabit, who turned 91 in December, is the oldest member of the Benedictine community in Tyniec. At the end of October, after being infected with coronavirus, he was sent to the Hospital of Żeromski, he left it in the first days of November.

Father Knabit was ordained a priest in 1953, and he has lived in the Benedictine abbey since 1958. In the years 2001–2002 he was prior there. Father Leon is famous for his verve and sense of humor, he follows the times - he is no stranger to new technologies, the Internet and social media. The popular retreatist has repeatedly appeared on television - in programs such as "Father Leon, the professional", "Father Leon invites you", "Secrets of the monks". In 2016, in connection with World Youth Day in Krakow, he was the face of the "Youth is a state of mind" campaign. His book "Youth is not only age. Youth is a state of mind" was also published then.