Roman Catholic parish
85 Wiślana str.
Martyrology of the clergy — Poland
XX century (1914 – 1989)
Adolph (pl. Adolf)
Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]
diocese / province
more on: www.catholic-hierarchy.org [access: 2019.02.02]
date and place of birth
Klevan (Rivne oblast, Ukraine)
presbyter (holy orders)/
parish priest of Fastiv parish (1925‑30) — ministered also in Bila Tserkev, Kharkiv, Kiev parishes, f. administrator of Krasilov (1923‑5), Kulchyni, Ostropol in Zhytomyr deanery (1914‑20), Ushomir in Ovruch deanery (1905‑10), Kuniv in Zaslav deanery (1902‑4) parishes, f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Seminary in Zhytomyr (till 1896)
date and place of death
cause of death
details of death
Arrested by the Russians on 07.02.1930. Jailed in Bila Tserkev, Kharkiv and next in Kiev prisons. Accused of „anti‑Russian activities”. There on 10.05.1930 sentenced by a criminal Russian OGPU Council kangaroo court do 3 years of slave labour. On 26.05.1930 transported to Yaroslav on Volga prison. In 08.1932 released from prison but sentenced to 3 years exile. Transported to the vicinity of Arkhangelsk, where he lived in appalling conditions. Soon there perished.
others related in death
BIENIECKI Joseph, BORECKI Stanislaus, KARPIŃSKI Joseph, KASPRZYKOWSKI Stanislaus, KOBEĆ Anthony, KOWALSKI Joseph, KRUMMEL Joseph, KUROWSKI Anthony, MADERA Peter, MARKUSZEWSKI Albin, MATUSZEWICZ Anthony, MIODUSZEWSKI Joseph, PROKOPOWICZ Theodore, STRONCZYŃSKI Victor, STRUSIEWICZ Nicholas, SZYMAŃSKI Vaclav, TUROWSKI Maximilian, ŻMIGRODZKI Joseph
camps (+ prisoner no)
Arkhangelsk: Russian forced labour camp for prisoners and POWs. At the same time center of many Russian concentration camp, part of Gulag archipelago of camps, e.g. JagrinLag, KargopolLag, KotlasLag, OnetLag, SewKuzBassLag. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.08.17])
Forced exile: One of the standard Russian forms of repression. The prisoners were usually taken to a small village in the middle of nowhere — somewhere in Siberia, in far north or far east — dropped out of the train carriage or a cart, left out without means of subsistence or place to live. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20])
Jaroslav on Volga river: Harsh Russian prison for political prisoners — so‑called polit–isolator — where dozens of catholic priest were held by the Russians, mainly in 1930s, before sending them to Solovetsky Islands concentration camp.
Trial of 10—12.05.1930: Group trial of c. 30 Polish Catholic priests, one of a series of trials of Polish Catholic priests ministering in Ukraine, by a so‑called „Troika OGPU”, a Russian murderous kangaroo court that took place in Kiev. Most of the priest were sentences to years of slave labour in concentration camps and subsequently sent first to Yaroslav on Volga river prison and next to Solovetsky Island concentration camp. At least 18 did not return perishing in Russian concentration camps, places of mass executions or being deported to the east.
Kiev (Lyukyanivska): Russian political prison in Kiev run by criminal NKVD. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21])
Kharkiv (prison): Russian criminal prison where in the 1930s a number of Catholic priests were held prior to being sent to Russian concentration camps.
biographies.library.nd.edu [access: 2014.12.20], ru.openlist.wiki [access: 2019.05.30], christking.info [access: 2018.09.02]
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
www.russiacristiana.org [access: 2014.12.20], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02]
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