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

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XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • IWANISZCZÓW Charles (Bro. Methodius) - Contemporary painting, St Stanislaus church, Czortków, source: bobrka.przemyska.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOIWANISZCZÓW Charles (Bro. Methodius)
    Contemporary painting, St Stanislaus church, Czortków
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religious status

Servant of God

surname

IWANISZCZÓW

surname
versions/aliases

IWANISZCOW, LWANISZCZÓW

forename(s)

Charles (pl. Karol)

religious forename(s)

Methodius (pl. Metody)

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    Grave plague, Fr Domicans crypt, communal cemetery, Czortków
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  • IWANISZCZÓW Charles (Bro. Methodius) - Commemorative plaque, St Stanislaus church, Czorktów, source: mbc.malopolska.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOIWANISZCZÓW Charles (Bro. Methodius)
    Commemorative plaque, St Stanislaus church, Czorktów
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    Commemorative plaque, St Dominic church, Warsaw-New Town-New Town
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    Commemorative plaque, St Dominic church, Warsaw-New Town
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function

laybrother

creed

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

congregation

Order of Preachers (Dominican Order, Dominicans - OP)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.07.06]

diocese / province

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

date and place of birth

13.08.1910

Polana (Bieszczady county)

religious vows

24.09.1935 (last)

positions held

friar of Chortkiv monastery (1937‑41) — cook, f. friar of Lviv monastery (1935‑7), novitiate in Lviv, joined Congregation in 1934 in Lviv

date and place of death

02.07.1941

Chortkiv (Ternopil oblast, Ukraine)

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, after German attack in 06.1941 of their erstwhile ally, Russians, during panic retreat of Russians before advancing Germans — apprehended in the monastery (church’s sacristy was vandalized) and murdered by the local Jews helping the genocidal Russian organization NKVD with two shots to the back of the head. Four other co–brothers were brought to a local river Seret bank and murdered there.

perpetrators

Russians / Jews

others related in death

BOJAKOWSKI Stanislaus (Bro. Andrew), CZERWONKA Martin (Bro. Reginald), LONGAWA Francis (Fr Jerome), MISIUTA Stanislaus (Fr Jack), SPYRŁAK John (Fr Justin), WINCENTOWICZ Joseph, ZNAMIROWSKI Adam (Fr Anatol Mary)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Czortków: When the news of German attack reach Czortków Russians murdered approx. 200 prisoners in local jail (some where walled over, the other massacred on the prison yard). The rest were driven to Humań, where approx. 700 of them were massacred. 350 more died deported to Russia. On 02.07.1941 Russians entered the Dominican convent in Czortków and murdered, with the help of local Jews, all religious (four were murdered within the walls of the monastery, four others were marched out to the banks of Seret river and there executed with a shot to the head). Next they defiled the church and burnt the monastery. Czortków remembered then — now totally forgotten — an attempt on 20.01.1940 by mainly Polish gymnasium students to free Polish prisoners from local jail, taking over the train station and driving a train to a nearby Romania. The attempt failed, 3 Russians died. In reprisal Russians arrested 128 people, murdered 35 and the rest exiled to Siberia. (more on: www.blogpress.pl [access: 2013.08.31], www.fronda.pl [access: 2014.05.09])

06.1941 massacres (NKVD): After German attack of Russian‑occupied Polish territory and following that of Russia itself, before a panic escape, Russians murdered — in accordance with the genocidal order issued on 24.06.1941 by the Russian interior minister Lawrence Beria to murder all prisoners held in Russian controlled prisons in occupied Poland — c. 40,000 prisoners held in Russian NKVD prisons in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and many other individuals. Most of them were murdered in massacres in the prisons themselves, the others during so‑called „death marches” when the prisoners were driven out east. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21])

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.jerzyrobertnowak.com [access: 2013.01.06], www.zulice31.parafia.info.pl [access: 2013.01.06], cracovia-leopolis.pl [access: 2013.01.06]
bibliograhical:
„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
original images:
bobrka.przemyska.pl [access: 2018.09.02], nieobecni.com.pl [access: 2015.04.18], mbc.malopolska.pl [access: 2016.03.14]

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