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St Sigismund parish
05-507 Słomczyn
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Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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surname

SMOLENIEC

forename(s)

Alexander (pl. Aleksander)

religious forename(s)

Arsenius (pl. Arseniusz)

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function

archbishop

creed

Eastern Orthodox Churchmore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Orthodox Semipalatinsk eparchymore on
ru.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Orlov-Sevvy eparchymore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Tavrichesk-Simferopol eparchymore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Stalingrad eparchymore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Minsk eparchymore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Saratov eparchymore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Rostov-Taganrog eparchymore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Rostov-Taganrog eparchymore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Tver eparchymore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.09.24]

Orthodox Vladikaukaz eparchymore on
drevo-info.ru
[access: 2020.09.24]

academic distinctions

law candidate
Doctor of Theology

date and place of death

19.12.1937

Tagarogtoday: Rostov oblast, Russia
more on
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alt. dates and places of death

19.02.1937, 1940, 1941

details of death

In 1918 in Taganrog avoided death from Bolshevic Russian sailors.

On 19‑24.05.1919, during civil war in Russia, participated in South–East Orthodox Chuch Council in Stavropol, on the territories under control of monarchist forces of Gen.

Denikin.

In 1922 objected to the so‑called Live Church schismatic group attempting to take over the rule of the eparchy he ministered in.

Arrested by the Russian Bolshevik authorities and on 30.08.1922 sentenced to death.

The sentence got reduced to 10 years in slave labour concentration camps.

Sent to Solovetsky Islands concentration camp.

Released in 1925.

On 11.08.1931 bishop of Oryel–Sevsk eparchy but prevented from taking it over.

In 1933 arrested by the Russians in Stalingrad.

From now on in exile — among others in Borisoglebsk in 1934.

In 1935 nominated bishop of Semipalatinsk eparchy — again prevent from exercising his duties.

Perished in exile.

cause of death

extermination

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

21.07.1873

Warsawtoday: Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.10.09]

religious vows

23.03.1902 (permanent)

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

08.06.1902

positions held

bishop of Semipalatinsk eparchy (from 1935) — nominee, retired (from 1932), f. bishop of Oryol–Sevsk eparchy (1931‑2) — nominee, f. bishop of Crimea eparchy (1930‑1), f. bishop of Stalingrad eparchy (1927‑30), Archbishop (from 01.11.1927), f. bishop of Minsk eparchy (1927), f. administrator of Saratov eparchy (1925‑7), f. bishop of Rostov–Taganrog eparchy (from 1919), f. bishop of Pryazovske–Taganrog (1917‑9) — vicar of Yekaterinoslav eparchy, f. bishop of Starica (1912‑7) — vicar of Tver eparchy, f. abbot of New Athos monastery (1910‑2), f. bishop of Pyatigorsk (1910‑2) — vicar of Vladikaukaz eparchy, ordained bishop on 22.10.1910 in Sankt Petersburg, f. rector of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary monastery in Byalynychi n. Mogilev (1907‑10), f. archimandrite (from 1905), f. rector of Alexandrovskyi Missionary Seminary in Ardon in North Ossetia (1905‑7), f. monk of Pechorskaya Lavra monastery in Kiev (1903‑5), f. inspector of Theological Seminary in Kiev (1903‑5), f. Church history lecturer and assistant superintendent of Theological School in Klevan (1902‑3), f. theology and philosophy student at Theological Academy in Kazan (1900‑2), f. PhD student at Theological Academy in Kazan (from 1899) — voluntary, f. younger controller of regional Excise Offices in Warsaw (till 1897), f. apprentice in Regional Court in Łomża (1897), f. apprentice in Regional Court in Tver (1896‑7), f. student of Law Department of Imperial Warsaw University in Warsaw (till 1896) On September 17, 1935, he was appointed Archbishop of Semipalatinsk, but did not have the opportunity to take over the administration of the diocese.

others related in death

KULHAWIECClick to display biography Simeon, STEPANIUKClick to display biography George, GUDKOClick to display biography Vasil (Bp Ambrose), NIKATOWClick to display biography Alex, OSTROUMOWClick to display biography Michael (Bp Seraphim), SAWICKIClick to display biography Yaroslav, SIENKIEWICZClick to display biography Alex, GAGALUKClick to display biography Anthony (Abp Onuphrius), STROCIUKClick to display biography Leontius, BLUMOWICZClick to display biography John, SZACHMUĆClick to display biography Roman (Fr Seraphim), PANASIEWICZClick to display biography Emilian, MIEDWIEDIUKClick to display biography Vladimir, MARCENKOClick to display biography Alexander (Abp Anthony), BORZAKOWSKIClick to display biography Alexander (Abp Agapit), DIERNOWClick to display biography Anatol (Abp Abramius)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

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.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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)

Solovetsky Islands: Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp SLON (ros. Солове́цкий ла́герь осо́бого назначе́ния) — Russian concentration camp and forced labour camp, on Solovetsky Islands, in operation from 1923 and initially founded on the site of famous former Orthodox monastery. Functioned till 1939 (in 1936‑9 as a prison). In 1920 the largest concentration camp in Russia. Place of slave labour and murder of hundreds of mainly Christian, including Catholic, priests, especially in 1920s and 1930s. The concept of future Russian slave labour concentration camps system Gulag its beginnings prob. can trace to camps of Solovetsky Islands — from there spread to the camps along Belamor canal (Baltic Sea — White Sea), and from there to all regions of Russian state. From the network of camps on Solovetsky Islands — also called Solovetsky Archipelago — Alexander Solzhenitsyn prob. formed his famous term of „Gulag Archipelago”. It is estimated that tens to hundreds of thousands prisoners were held in Solovetsky Islands camps. In 1937‑8 c. 9.500 prisoners were brought out of the camp and murdered in a number of execution sites, including Sandarmokh and Lodeynoye Polye, including many Catholic priests. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.05.09]
)

sources

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original images:
azbyka.ruClick to attempt to display webpage
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, drevo-info.ruClick to attempt to display webpage
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, www.ive1875.narod.ruClick to attempt to display webpage
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