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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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  • SZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus, source: www.kchodorowski.republika.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus
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surname

SZAWŁOWSKI

forename(s)

Boleslaus (pl. Bolesław)

  • SZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus - Commemorative plaque, parish church, Kałków-Godów, source: www.stowarzyszenieuozun.wroclaw.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus
    Commemorative plaque, parish church, Kałków-Godów
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  • SZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus - Commemorative plaque, parish church, Czerwona Woda, source: wegliniec.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSZAWŁOWSKI Boleslaus
    Commemorative plaque, parish church, Czerwona Woda
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Lutsk diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

academic distinctions

Theology MA

honorary titles

honorary canon (Ołyka collegiate)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of death

12.07.1943

Poryck
Ivanychi rai., Wołyń obl., Ukraine

alt. dates and places of death

11.07.1943

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War collaborated with the 27th Volyn Infantry Division of resistance Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State). During the genocide perpetrated by Ukrainians, known as „Volyn genocide”, shot on 11.07.1943 in the church, during Holy Mass, by the Ukrainian nationalists from the genocidal OUN/UPA gang. Wounded in the arm and leg fell from the pulpit and undiscovered went into hiding at an orthodox priest, Fr Szelest, place. Next day however was discovered and brutally finished off (according to other sources perished from injuries sustained). C. 222‑500 innocent victims were slaughtered that day by the genocidal Ukrainians by a automatic rifle fire.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Ukrainians

date and place of birth

18.01.1900

Haisyn
Haisyn rai., Winnica obl., Ukraine

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

04.02.1923 (Lutsk)

positions held

1939–1943 — parish priest {parish: Poryck; dean.: Horochów}
secretary {Lutsk, Clerical Diocesan Court; dioc.: Lutsk}
1927–1939 — notary {Lutsk, Diocesan Curia; dioc.: Lutsk}
prefect {Lutsk}
1923–1927 — vicar {parish: Volodymyr–Volynskyi; chapel: Bielina}
1923–1927 — student {Warsaw, Department of Catholic Theology, University of Warsaw (from 1945), University — clandestine, underground (1939‑45), Joseph Piłsudski University (1935‑39), University of Warsaw (1915‑35), Imperial University of Warsaw (1870–1915)}

others related in death

GRZESIAK Stanislaus

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Volyn genocide: In 1939‑47, especially in 1943‑4, independent Ukrainian units, mainly belonging to genocidal Ukrainian organizations OUN (political arm) and UPA (military arm), supported by local Ukrainian population, murdered — often in extremely brutal way — in Volyn and surrounding regions of pre‑war Poland, from 70,000 to 130,000 Poles, all civilians: men, women, children, old and young. Polish–Ukrainian conflict that openly emerged during and after I World War (in particular resulting in Polish–Ukrainian war of 1918‑9), that survived and even deepened later when western Ukraine became a part Poland, exploded again after the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. During Russian occupation of 1939‑41, when hundreds of thousands of Poles were deported into central Russia, when tens of thousands were murdered (during so‑called Katyń massacres, among others), this open conflict had a limited character, helped by the fact that at that time Ukrainians, Ukrainian nationalists in particular, were also persecuted by the Russians. The worst came after German–Russian war started on 22.06.1941 and German occupation resulted. Initially Ukrainians supported Germans (Ukrainian police was initiated, Ukrainians co—participated in extermination of the Jews and were joining army units fighting alongside Germans). Later when German ambivalent position towards Ukraine became apparent Ukrainians started acting independently. And in 1943 one of the units of aforementioned Ukrainian OUN/UPA organization, in Volyn, started and perpetrated a genocide of Polish population of this region. In mere few weeks OUN/UPA murdered, with Germans passively watching on the sidelines, more than 40,000 Poles. This strategy was consequently approved and adopted by all OUN/UPA organisations and similar genocides took place in Eastern Lesser Poland (part of Ukraine) where more than 20,000 Poles were slaughtered, meeting however with growing resistance from Polish population. Further west, in Chełm, Rzeszów, etc. regions this genocide turned into an extremely bloody conflict. In general genocide, perpetrated by Ukrainian nationalists, partly collaborating with German occupants, on vulnerable Polish population took part in hundreds of villages and small towns, where virtually all Polish inhabitants were wiped out. More than 200 priests, religious and nuns perished. This holocaust and conflict ended up in total elimination of Polish population and Polish culture from Ukraine, in enforced deportations in 1944‑5 of remaining Poles from Ukraine and some Ukrainians into Ukraine proper, and finally in deportation of Ukrainians from East‑South to the Western parts of Polish republic prl by Commie‑Nazi Russian controlled Polish security forces („Vistula Action”). (more on: wolyn1943.eu.interiowo.pl [access: 2013.12.04], 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:
www.duszki.pl [access: 2012.11.23], nawolyniu.pl [access: 2013.01.06], www.niedziela.pl [access: 2013.05.19], pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
bibliograhical:
„Martyrology of the Polish Roman Catholic clergy under nazi occupation in 1939‑1945”, Victor Jacewicz, John Woś, vol. I‑V, Warsaw Theological Academy, 1977‑1981
„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:
www.kchodorowski.republika.pl [access: 2013.01.26], krystyna_lagierska.republika.pl [access: 2017.03.11], www.stowarzyszenieuozun.wroclaw.pl [access: 2014.01.16], wegliniec.pl [access: 2014.10.31]

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