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Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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surname

ALEKSANDROWICZ

forename(s)

Joseph (pl. Józef)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Lutsk diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Zhytomyr diocese
more on: www.catholic-hierarchy.org [access: 2019.02.02]

honorary titles

honorary canon (Ołyka collegiate)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of birth

1869

Kochanowice (n. Witebsk)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1893

positions held

parish priest of Zabłotce/Zabłoćce parish in Włodzimierz Wołyński deanery (from c. 1936), f. administrator of Litowiż parish in Włodzimierz Wołyński deanery (1938), f. parish priest of Niewirków in Korzec deanery (1928‑35), Potasznia in Kostopol deanery (1927) parishes, f. vicar of Kowel parish (1925‑6), f. administrator of Zasław parish (1914‑9), f. parish priest of Sławuta parish in Zasław deanery (1910‑4), f. administrator of Chabne parish in Radomyśl deanery (1902‑10), f. vicar of cathedral parish in Zhytomyr (from 1893), f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Zhytomyr (till 1893)

date and place of death

11.07.1943

Zabłoćce

cause of death

mass murder

details of death

For the first time arrested by the Russians in 1919 in Moscow. Held in Moscow Nowospassky and Butyrki (1923‑4) prisons. Released in 1924 during exchange of prisoners with Poland. In Poland ministered in Lutsk diocese. After German and Russian invasion of Poland and start of the II World War in 09.1939, during the genocide perpetrated by Ukrainians, known as „Volhynia genocide”, murdered while celebrating Holy Mass in his parish church — during the attack of genocidal Ukrainian organization OUN/UPA on the village — together with 76 parishioners.

alt. dates and places of death

15.07.1943

perpetrators

Ukrainians

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Volhynia genocide: In 1939‑47, especially in 1943‑4, independent Ukrainian units, supported by local Ukrainians, murdered — often in a very brutal way — in Volhynia and surrounding regions of pre‑war Poland, from 70,000 to 130,000 Poles, all of the civilians, women, children, old and young, men. This Ukrainian genocide, perpetrated by Ukrainian nationalists, in many cases collaborating with German occupants, on vulnerable Polish population took part in hundreds of villages and small towns, where virtually all Polish inhabitants were wiped out. During this Polish holocaust more than 200 priests, religious and nuns perished. This genocide ended up in total elimination of Poles from Ukraine and also expulsion of Ukrainians from contemporary eastern‑southern Poland by Commie‑Nazi Russian controlled Polish security forces and from western Ukraine by Russians in „Vistula Action”. (more on: wolyn1943.eu.interiowo.pl [access: 2013.12.04], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.12.04])

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. „The war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.09.30])

Moscow (Novospassky): Russian prison in a robbed Orthodox monastery. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20])

Moscow (Butyrki): Harsh transit and interrogation prison in Moscow — for political prisoners — where Russians held and murdered thousands of Poles. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

sources

personal:
www.duszki.pl [access: 2012.11.23], wolyn1943.eu.interii.pl [access: 2012.11.23], www.niedziela.pl [access: 2013.05.19], biographies.library.nd.edu [access: 2014.12.20], wolyn.ovh.org [access: 2013.05.19]
bibliograhical:
„Martyrology of the Polish Roman Catholic clergy under nazi occupation in 1939‑1945”, Victor Jacewicz, John Woś, vol. I‑V, Warsaw Theological Academy, 1977‑1981
„Register of Latin rite Lviv metropolis clergy’s losses in 1939‑45”, Józef Krętosz, Maria Pawłowiczowa, editors, Opole, 2005
„Biographical lexicon of Lviv Roman Catholic Metropoly clergy victims of the II World War 1939‑1945”, Mary Pawłowiczowa (ed.), Fr Joseph Krętosz (ed.), Holy Cross Publishing, Opole, 2007
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
www.kchodorowski.republika.pl [access: 2013.01.26], www.stowarzyszenieuozun.wroclaw.pl [access: 2014.01.16], wegliniec.pl [access: 2014.10.31], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02]

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