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Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
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Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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    XIX c., feretory
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    XIX c., feretory
    st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
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XX century (1914 – 1989)

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  • PILIPIEC Michael, source: kurierblazowskii.w.interiowo.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
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  • PILIPIEC Michael, source: mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    source: mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl
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  • PILIPIEC Michael, source: przemyska.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    source: przemyska.pl
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  • PILIPIEC Michael, source: niedziela.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    source: niedziela.pl
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    source: mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl
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  • PILIPIEC Michael, source: mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    source: mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl
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    source: przemyska.pl
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  • PILIPIEC Michael - Contemporary image, Home Army AK Primary School, Błażowa Dolna, source: przemyska.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    Contemporary image, Home Army AK Primary School, Błażowa Dolna
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surname

PILIPIEC

forename(s)

Michael (pl. Michał)

  • PILIPIEC Michael - Commemorative plaque, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St John the Baptist cathedral, Przemyśl, source: www.miejscapamiecinarodowej.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    Commemorative plaque, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St John the Baptist cathedral, Przemyśl
    source: www.miejscapamiecinarodowej.pl
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  • PILIPIEC Michael - Commemorative plaque, military field cathedral, Warsaw, source: own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOPILIPIEC Michael
    Commemorative plaque, military field cathedral, Warsaw
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Przemyśl diocese
more on: www.przemyska.pl [access: 2013.02.15]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of birth

28.11.1912

Tarnawce (n. Krasiczyn)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

21.06.1936 (Przemyśl cathedral)

positions held

vicar of Błażowa parish n. Rzeszów (1939‑44), f. vicar of Futoma n. Dynów (1938‑9), Pniów n. Rozwadów (1936‑8) parishes, f. theology student of Theological Seminary in Przemyśl (1931‑6)

date and place of death

08.12.1944

(Głogowski forest, n. Rzeszów)

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, during German occupation, chaplain of the Polish resistance Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State), of Rzeszów region, among others, under nom‑de‑querre „Ski” and „John”. Lecturer and teacher at Polish clandestine educational system at high school level (part of Polish Clandestine State). Creator of „Polish soldier — insurgent prayer book”. After German expulsion and Russian arrival in 1944 went into hiding. On 03.12.1944, when returned to his parish in Błażowa to conduct morning Holy Mass ('roraty'), arrested by the Polish unit of Russian NKVD. Jailed in Rzeszów prison. Tortured by Russian controlled Commie‑Nazi secret services UB. Accused of hiding clandestine printing press and radio, of organizing the attack on Hyżne UB post, sentenced to death by a „summary court”. Murdered together with 3 other prisoners with a shot to the back of the head. Body, covered with roofing felt, was set alight.

perpetrators

Russians / Poles

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Rzeszów: During German occupation penal prison run by the Germans set up in Rzeszów Castle. At any one time more than 2,500 prisoners were held there (for instance from 01.04.1943 till 01.03.1944), mainly Poles. In the Castle basements and on prison yard executions were carried out of those sentenced by the German Sondergericht kangaroo court (other prisoners of the Castle were executed by the Germans at other sites in Rzeszów as well). After German withdrawal on 02.08.1944 and capture of Rzeszów by the Russians the prison was taken over initially by the Russian genocidal NKVD and then by Polish UB, a unit of murderous Russian NKVD. Thousands, of prisoners — Polish political activists and partisans, members of various clandestine organizations (among others from Home Army AK, part of Polish Clandestine State, and Freedom and Independence WiN) — were then held captive there. Local AK leader, Col. Lukas Ciepliński, future chairman of 4th Command of WiN, murdered by Commie–Nazis in 1951, reported in 1944 that „during interrogations even women are brutally beaten. The processes […] are led by NKVD” and „the prisoners’ situation […] is dreadful. They simply perish from hunger. The food in German times compared to today was simply a luxury”. Executions of those held — Polish independence activists, but also German war criminals and Ukrainian nationalist — were also, as done by the Germans, carried out then in the Castle, in Castle’s basements and on the gallows in the prison yard. (more on: www.sw.gov.pl [access: 2013.12.04])

General Governorate: A separate administrative territorial region set up by the Germans in 1939 after defeat of Poland, which included German‑occupied part of Polish territory that was not directly incorporate into German state. It was run by the Germans till 1945 and final Russian offensive, and was a part of so–called Big Germany — Grossdeutschland. From 1941 expanded to include district Galicia. (more on: 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])

sources

personal:
bezdekretu.blogspot.com [access: 2013.02.15], pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.01.17], www.katolicy.eu [access: 2013.02.15], katolicy.eu [access: 2013.01.17]
bibliograhical:
„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
original images:
kurierblazowskii.w.interiowo.pl [access: 2017.03.24], mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl [access: 2017.03.24], przemyska.pl [access: 2017.03.24], niedziela.pl [access: 2017.03.24], mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl [access: 2017.03.24], mtrojnar.rzeszow.opoka.org.pl [access: 2017.03.24], przemyska.pl [access: 2017.03.24], przemyska.pl [access: 2017.03.24], www.miejscapamiecinarodowej.pl [access: 2014.08.14]

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