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

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

DRONICZ

forename(s)

Romualdo (pl. Romuald)

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    source: blogi.czarnota.org
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    Commemorative plaque, monument to the murdered, Borek forest n. Berezwecz
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Vilnius archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]

date and place of birth

1897

Benyakony
Voranava dist., Grodno reg., Belarus

alt. dates and places of birth

Vilnius
Vilnius city dist., Vilnius Cou., Lithuania

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1923

positions held

parish priest of St John the Baptist parish in Wołkołata in Postawy–nadwileński deanery (1938‑42), f. parish priest of Żodziszki parish in Świr deanery (1927‑38), f. vicar of Kalwaria Wileńska parish in Kalwarja deanery (1925‑7), f. steward at Vilnius Theological Seminary (1923‑5), f. philosophy and theology student of Theological Seminary in Vilnius (1917‑23)

date and place of death

04.07.1942

Borok forest
n. Berezvech-Hlybokaye, Hlybokaye dist., Vitebsk reg., Belarus

cause of death

mass murder

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, aftere start of Russian occupation in order to pay exorbitant taxes levied by Russian occupiers and save the church from turning into a warehouse sold off his own possession and property. After German attack in 06.1941 of their erstwhile ally, Russians, helped Russian POWs (helped to contain the epidemic that broke out in POW camp in Wołołata) and Jews, among others. Arrested by the Germans in 06.1942 during mass arrests of Polish intelligentsia called Polenaktion. Held in Berezwecz prison. Murdered in a forest by Berezwecz with 4 other priests.

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BOHATKIEWICZ Mieczyslav, MACIEJOWSKI Boleslaus, MAĆKOWIAK Vladislav, MASIULANIS Adam, PYRTEK Stanislaus, SKORKO Anthony, WIECZOREK Vladislav

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Berezwecz: In a Basilian monastery in 1939 Russians organised a prison, mainly for Poles. In 06.1941, after German attack, Russians murdered there hundreds of prisoners. Few thousands were marched off and murdered on the way by Russian escort. After German aggression the prison was used by the new aggressors. Inmates were murdered in the monastery itself and in a nearby forest in Borek. C. 27,000 prisoners of different nationalities, mainly Polish citizens, perished. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23], www.radzima.org [access: 2013.10.05])

Polenaktion 1942: In the summer of 1942 in German–occupied Germ. Generalbezirk Weißruthenien (Eng. General Region of Belarus) — in Nowogródek region among others — Germans carried out „Polenaktion” initiative: the name introduced in a special resolution drafted by Reichssicherheitshauptamt RSHA (Eng. Reich Main Security Office). The action included sacking of all Poles from civilian regional apparatus and police and replacing them with Belarusians. Thousands of Poles were also forcibly deported to Germany as slave labourers. On 26‑30.06.1942 in all counties of the region more than 1,000 representatives of Polish intelligentsia were arrested and subsequently murdered. In Lida region 16 Polish priests were arrested among others. 5 Polish parish priests from Głebokie and Postawy deanery were murdered as well. At the same time Germans set up Kołdyczego n. Baranowicze and Trościaniec Mały n. Mińsk concentration camps. The implementation of this genocide project was entrusted to Belarusian police formations supported by Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Latvian and Russian (RONA) collaborators.

Help to the Jews: During II World War on the Polish occupied territories Germans forbid to give any support to the Jews under penalty of death. Hundreds of Polish priests and religious helped the Jews despite this official sanction. Many of them were caught and murdered. (more on: www.naszdziennik.pl [access: 2013.08.31])

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])

sources

personal:
www.archibial.pl [access: 2012.12.28]
bibliograhical:
„Vilnius archdiocese clergy martyrology 1939‑1945”, Fr Thaddeus Krahel, Białystok, 2017
original images:
blogi.czarnota.org [access: 2016.11.06], blogi.czarnota.org [access: 2016.11.06]

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