Blessed Hryhorij Lakota was a Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church auxiliary bishop who was martyred by the Soviet Government. Hryhorij Lakota was born 31 January 1893 in Holodivka, Lviv Oblast. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of Przemyśl on 16 May 1926. On 9 June 1946, he was arrested and sentenced to ten years imprisonment, as part of Joseph Stalin’s suppression of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic (Uniate) church. He was martyred at the Abez labour camp, near Vorkuta on 12 November 1950.