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st Sigismund
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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  • PEŁCZYŃSKI Joseph, source: www.wtg-gniazdo.org, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPEŁCZYŃSKI Joseph
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surname

PEŁCZYŃSKI

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

Łódź diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Kuyavia-Kalisz diocese

date and place of birth

17.03.1874

Konin

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1896

positions held

dean of Widawa deanery (1935‑41), parish priest of Exaltation of the Holy Cross parish in Widawa (1935‑41), f. parish priest of St Jack and St Dorothea parish in Piotrków Trybunalski (1930‑2), f. dean of Tuszyn deanery, f. parish priest of St Vitalis the Martyr in Tuszyn (1925‑30), St Nicholas in Sadlno (1916‑22), Licheń (1910‑6), Kawnice (1903‑7) parishes

date and place of death

25.11.1941

KL Dachau

cause of death

extermination: exhaustion and starvation

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of German occupation, arrested by the Germans on 06.10.1941. Interned in Konstantynów transit camp. On 30.10.1941 transported to KL Dachau concentration camp where tortured and totally exhausted perished.

alt. dates and places of death

26.11.1941

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

BARTKIEWICZ Bronislaus, BĘDKOWSKI Casimir, BIERNACKI Felix, BRZEZIŃSKI Romualdo, CHMIELIŃSKI John, CHOJNACKI Vladislav, CHOMICZEWSKI Stanislaus, CIESIELSKI Vladislav Anthony, CZERWIŃSKI Vincent, DOMAGAŁA Vladislav, DROZDALSKI John, DZIUDA Joseph, FIJAŁKOWSKI John, GAJEWICZ Sigismund, GIERCZAK John, GOSTKOWSKI Steven, GRĘDA Mieczyslav, GRZELAK Vladislav, GUZOWSKI Vladislav, HAUSER Steven, JABŁOŃSKI Vincent, JAWORSKI Marian, JĘDRZEJCZAK Cornelius, KACZYŃSKI Dominic, KASPROWICZ John, KASZYCA Leo Constantine, KNAPSKI Sigismund, KOCHANIAK Francis, KONECKI Roman, KOZANECKI Edmund Eugene, KRUPCZYŃSKI John Alexander, KUBIŚ Adalbert, LASKOWSKI Louis, LEWANDOWICZ Mieczyslav, LIS Thomas, MACHNIKOWSKI Anthony, MACKIEWICZ John, MIKOŁAJEWSKI Sigismund, NOWICKI Casimir, PALINCEUSZ Joseph, PATRYCY Czeslav Alexander, PAWŁOWSKI Ignatius, PERZYNA Michael, PYSZYŃSKI Hippolytus, RABIŃSKI Stanislaus, RYCHTER Leo, SIERADZKI Matthew, SIKORSKI Vaclav Steven, SKOCZYLAS Casimir, SKOWROŃSKI Steven, STAŃCZAK Czeslav, SZYMAŃSKI Casimir, ŚWIDEREK Vladislav, ŚWITAJSKI John Bronislaus, WILK Stanislaus, WRONOWSKI Sigismund, ZYSK Francis, ŻWIREK Vladislav

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

KL Dachau (prisoner no: 28131): KL Dachau in German Bavaria, set up in 1933, became the main concentration camp for Catholic priests and religious during II World War: Germans imprisoned there approx. 3,000 priests, including 1,800 Poles. They were forced to slave at so‑called „Plantags”, doing manual field works, at constructions, including crematorium. In the barracks ruled hunger, freezing cold in the winter and suffocating heat during the summer. Prisoners suffered from bouts of illnesses, including tuberculosis. Many were victims of murderous „medical experiments” — in 11.1942 c. 20 were given phlegmon injections; in 07.1942 to 05.1944 c. 120 were used by for malaria experiments. More than 750 Polish clerics where murdered by the Germans, some brought to Schloss Hartheim euthanasia centre and murdered in gas chambers. At its peak KL Dachau concentration camps’ system had nearly 100 slave labour sub–camps located throughout southern Germany and Austria. There were c. 32,000 documented deaths at the camp, and thousands perished without a trace. C. 10,000 of the 30,000 inmates were found sick at the time of liberation, on 29.04.1945, by the USA troops… (more on: www.kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de [access: 2013.08.10], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2016.05.30])

Konstantynów: Transit concentration camp set up on 05.01.1940 and operational till 16.08.1943. Polish prisoners from Greater Poland (Wielkopolska), Pomerania and central Poland were held there. Approx. 42,000 were interned, thousands of them perished out of which approx. 700 were identified. In 10.1941‑12.1941 approx. 450 Polish priests and religious from Częstochowa, Łódź and Włocławek dioceses and Poznań archdiocese were imprisoned there prior to transport to KL Dachau concentration camp. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.10], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2013.08.17])

06.10.1941 arrests (Warthegau): On 13.09.1941 Gaulaiter of German province Germ. Reichsgau Wartheland, in German–occupied Greater Poland (where German standard law was in force), Artur Greiser, implementing „Ohne Gott, ohne Religion, ohne Priesters und Sakramenten” — „without God, without religion, without priest and sacrament” — policy issued a decree formally dissolving Catholic Church and forming in its place a Roman Catholic German National Church in Wartheland, an organization subject to a German private law. All the contacts with Vatican were forbidden. All the religion congregations were also dissolved. On 06‑07.10.1941 mass arrests of Polish Catholic priests took place. All were herded into Konstantynów or Ląd on Warta river transit camps or KL Posen concentration camp. On 30.10.1941 most of them were transported to KL Dachau concentration camp.

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:
archidiecezja.lodz.pl [access: 2012.11.23], dziwoszbogdan.republika.pl [access: 2012.12.28], arolsen-archives.org [access: 2019.10.13], www.ipgs.us [access: 2012.11.23]
original images:
www.wtg-gniazdo.org [access: 2019.10.13], www.szukajwarchiwach.gov.pl [access: 2019.10.13], www.katedra.lodz.pl [access: 2014.01.06], www.wtg-gniazdo.org [access: 2019.10.13]

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