Roman Catholic parish
85 Wiślana str.
Martyrology of the clergy — Poland
XX century (1914 – 1989)
Servant of God
Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]
Congregation of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul (Daughters of Charity - FdlC)
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date and place of death
Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv.
alt. dates and places of death
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, was hiding Jewish children in the asylum she worked at. During Warsaw Uprising a field hospital was organized in the asylum. Served as a nurse, in the support group. During Old Town district capture by the Germans, at the end of 08.1944, the asylum was taken over as well. Germans killed 18 old pensioners on the spot, some others in the nearby Visitation church. The rest was prob. driven to the Pfeiffer factory in Wola district and there murdered. The bodies were burnt. According to some sources choose to stand among Jewish children, together with he co–sisters, and thus was murdered.
cause of death
date and place of birth
Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv.
superior at Congregation’s house in Warsaw — served in the St Stanislaus Kostka asylum on 4 Przytułek Str., in Warsaw New Town, by the Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary church, moved due to Warsaw ghetto establishment by the Germans from 37/38 Dzielna Str.
others related in death
camps (+ prisoner no)
Warsaw (Pfeiffer factory): In 08–09.1944 during Warsaw Uprising in the Pfeiffer tannery factory in Warsaw Wola district Germans (Sonderkommando „Spilker”) murdered c. 5,000 people, men, women and children. Daily from few dozens to few hundred victims were locked at the factory yard. After dozen or so hours, without food and water, all were murdered, mostly by a single shot to the back of the head. The bodies were then robbed, soaked with flammable liquids and set alight. Some of the victims were burnt alive. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2015.04.18])
Warsaw Uprising: Lasted from 01.08.1944 till 03.10.1944. Was an attempt to liberate Polish capital from occupying Germans by the Polish Clandestine State — a unique in the history of the world political structure on the territories occupied by the Germans, effectively governing clandestinely in Poland — and by fighting on its behalf underground military units, mainly of Home Army (former Armed Struggle Association ZWZ) and National Armed Forced (NSZ). At the same time Russians stopped on purpose the offensive on all front, halted on the other bank of Vistula river and watched calmly the annihilation of the city, refusing even the mid–landing rights to the Allied planes carrying weapons and supplies to the insurgents from Italy. During the Uprising Germans murdered approx. 200,000 Poles, mainly civilians. Approx. 200 priests and nuns died in fighting or were murdered by the Germans, many in mass executions. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])
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])
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. Till 31.07.1940 formally known as Germ. Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete (Eng. General Governorate for occupied Polish territories) — later as simply niem. Generalgouvernement (Eng. General Governorate). From 07.1941 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])
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„A martyrology of Polish clergy under German occupation, 1939‑45”, Fr Szołdrski Vladislaus CSSR, Rome 1965
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