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St Sigismund parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana Str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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surname

CHARSZEWSKI

forename(s)

Ignatius (pl. Ignacy)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church RCmore on
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[access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Płock diocesemore on
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[access: 2013.05.19]

Włocławek diocesemore on
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[access: 2013.05.19]

honorary titles

honorary canonmore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2014.11.14]
(Pułtusk collegiate)

date and place
of death

14.04.1940

KL Sachsenhausenconcentration camp
today: Sachsenhausen–Oranienburg, Oberhavel dist., Brandenburg state, Germany

more on
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[access: 2018.11.18]

alt. dates and places
of death

21.04.1940

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II, after start of German occupation, arrested by the Germans on 05.11.1939.

Jailed in Dębowa Łąka and Chełmno prisons, then from 10.01.1940 in KL Stutthof concentration camp.

From there on 09‑10.04.1940 transported to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp, where perished 4 days aftrer arrival — unable as on old man to comply with orders issued by sadistic Germans, continuously maltreated, finally after 3 days beaten virtually do death by a German guard.

cause of death

murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place
of birth

22.06.1869

Lenie Wielkietoday: Dobrzyń nad Wisłą gm., Lipno pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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alt. dates and places
of birth

21.06.1869

presbyter (holy orders)
ordination

08.04.1894

positions held

1932 – 1939

parish priest — Dobrzyń nad Drwęcątoday: district of Golub–Dobrzyń, Golub–Dobrzyń gm., Golub–Dobrzyń pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ St Catherine of Alexandria the Virgin and Martyr RC parish ⋄ Rypintoday: Rypin gm., Rypin pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
RC deanery

1912 – 1932

parish priest — Szpetaltoday: Szpetal Górny, Fabianki gm., Włocławek miasto pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ St Josaphat RC parish ⋄ Lipnotoday: Lipno gm., Lipno pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2020.11.01]
RC deanery

1905 – 1912

parish priest — Trzepowotoday: neighborhood in Płock, Płock city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ St Alex RC parish ⋄ Płocktoday: Płock city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
RC deanery

1902 – 1905

curatus/rector/expositus — Żuromintoday: Żuromin gm., Żuromin pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ Holy Trinity RC church ⋄ Lubowidztoday: Lubowidz gm., Żuromin pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
, St Andrew the Apostle RC parish

1901 – 1902

vicar — Płocktoday: Płock city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC cathedral parish

1900 – 1901

vicar — Warsawtoday: Warsaw city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.10.09]
⋄ Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC parish ⋄ Warsaw–in–urbedeanery name
today: Warsaw city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
RC deanery

1898 – 1900

vicar — Płocktoday: Płock city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC cathedral parish

1896 – 1898

vicar — Wyszogródtoday: Wyszogród gm., Płock pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ Holy Trinity RC parish ⋄ Wyszogródtoday: Wyszogród gm., Płock pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
RC deanery

1895 – 1896

vicar — Pułtusktoday: Pułtusk gm., Pułtusk pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ Annunciation and Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC church ⋄ St Matthew the Apostle and the Evangelist RC parish ⋄ Pułtusktoday: Pułtusk gm., Pułtusk pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
RC deanery

1894 – 1895

vicar — Wyszogródtoday: Wyszogród gm., Płock pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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⋄ Holy Trinity RC parish ⋄ Wyszogródtoday: Wyszogród gm., Płock pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.12.18]
RC deanery

1893 – 1894

student — Sankt Petersburgtoday: Saint Petersburg city, Russia
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[access: 2020.07.31]
⋄ philosophy and theology, Imperial Roman Catholic Spiritual Academy (1842‑1918)

1887 – 1893

student — Płocktoday: Płock city pov., Masovia voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.12.18]
⋄ philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary

author of many books and hundreds of articles in the Catholic press

others related
in death

ADAMCZYKClick to display biography Stanislav, BRZĄKAŁAClick to display biography Victor, BURCZYKClick to display biography Felix, BYTOFClick to display biography Peter, CHYLARECKIClick to display biography Stanislav, CIEMNIAKClick to display biography Louis, CYBULSKIClick to display biography Stanislav, CZAKIClick to display biography Saturnin, CZAPIEWSKIClick to display biography Joseph Leonard, DEMSKIClick to display biography Vladislav, DOERINGClick to display biography Alexander, FIGATClick to display biography Henry, GOŃCZClick to display biography Bernard, GORALClick to display biography Vladislav, GRZEBIELEWSKIClick to display biography Joseph, GUZClick to display biography Joseph Adalbert (Fr Innocent), HEVELKEClick to display biography John, HINZClick to display biography Francis, HINZClick to display biography Thaddeus, JARZĘBSKIClick to display biography Stanislav, JORDANClick to display biography Boleslav, KALINOWSKIClick to display biography Theodore, KARAMUCKIClick to display biography Edmund Vladislav, KARCZYŃSKIClick to display biography Cyril Methodius, KAŹMIERCZAKClick to display biography Bronislav, KLEINClick to display biography John, KOMPFClick to display biography January, KONKOLEWSKIClick to display biography Joachim, KOWNACKIClick to display biography Bronislav, KOZUBEKClick to display biography Roman, KRAUZEClick to display biography Edmund, KRUPIŃSKIClick to display biography Louis, KUBIAKClick to display biography John (Bro. Norbert Mary), KUBICKIClick to display biography Steven, KUBISTAClick to display biography Stanislav, KUPILASClick to display biography Francis, LAPISClick to display biography Casimir, LENARTClick to display biography John, LICZNERSKIClick to display biography Constantine, ŁOSIŃSKIClick to display biography Bernard Anthony, MACIĄTEKClick to display biography Stanislav Peter, MARCHLEWSKIClick to display biography Leonard, MATUSZEWSKIClick to display biography Francis, MĄKOWSKIClick to display biography John, MĘŻNICKIClick to display biography Joseph, MICHNOWSKIClick to display biography Marian John, MITRĘGAClick to display biography Francis, MORKOWSKIClick to display biography Edmund, MOŚCICKIClick to display biography Joseph, NAGÓRSKIClick to display biography Paul Adalbert, NITSCHMANNClick to display biography Adam Robert, NOWAŃSKIClick to display biography Anthony, NOWICKIClick to display biography Alexander, OCHOŃSKIClick to display biography Charles (Fr Chris), OKOŁO–KUŁAKClick to display biography Anthony, PALUCHOWSKIClick to display biography Boleslav, PETRYKOWSKIClick to display biography Steven, PIASZCZYŃSKIClick to display biography Michael, PODLASZEWSKIClick to display biography Francis, POMIANOWSKIClick to display biography Vladislav, RADTKEClick to display biography Steven Boleslav, SĄSAŁAClick to display biography Theodore, SKOBLEWSKIClick to display biography Mieczyslav, SKOWRONClick to display biography Casimir, SOCHACZEWSKIClick to display biography Bronislav Peter, SWINARSKI–PORAJClick to display biography Nicholas, SYNOWIECClick to display biography Boleslav, SZUKALSKIClick to display biography John, SZYMAŃSKIClick to display biography Bruno, ŚLEDZIŃSKIClick to display biography Joseph, TUSZYŃSKIClick to display biography Joseph, TYMIŃSKIClick to display biography Anthony, WAWRZYNOWICZClick to display biography John, WĄSOWICZClick to display biography Sigismund, WIERZBICKIClick to display biography Sigismund Lawrence, WIERZCHOWSKIClick to display biography Fabian Sebastian, WILLIMSKYClick to display biography Albert, WŁODARCZYKClick to display biography Ignatius, WOHLFEILClick to display biography Robert, WRÓBLEWSKIClick to display biography Bronislav, ZAWISZAClick to display biography Valentine, ZIELIŃSKIClick to display biography Paul, ZIEMSKIClick to display biography Alexander Felix, ZIENKOWSKIClick to display biography Vaclav, ŻUCHOWSKIClick to display biography Vaclav

murder sites
camp 
(+ prisoner no)

KL Sachsenhausen (prisoner no: 20960Click to display biography): In KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp, set up in the former Olympic village in 07.1936, hundreds of Polish priests were held in 1940, before being transported to KL Dachau. Some of them perished in KL Sachsenhausen. Murderous medical experiments on prisoners were carried out in the camp. In 1942‑1944 c. 140 prisoners slaved at manufacturing false British pounds, passports, visas, stamps and other documents. Other prisoners also had to do slave work, for Heinkel aircraft manufacturer, AEG and Siemens among others. On average c. 50,000 prisoners were held at any time. Altogether more than 200,000 inmates were in jailed in KL Sachsenhausen and its branched, out of which tens of thousands perished. Prior to Russian arrival mass evacuation was ordered by the Germans and c. 80,000 prisoners were marched west in so‑called „death marches” to other camps, i.e. KL Mauthausen–Gusen and KL Bergen–Belsen. The camp got liberated on 22.04.1945. After end of armed hostilities Germans set up there secret camp for German prisoners and „suspicious” Russian soldiers. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
)

KL Stutthof: In KL Stutthof (then in Eastern Prussian belonging to Germany, today: Sztutowo village) concentration camp, that Germans started to build on 02.09.1939, a day after German invasion of Poland and start of the World War II, Germans held c. 100‑127 thousands prisoners from 28 countries, including 47 thousands women and children. C. 65,000 victims were murdered and exterminated. In the period of 25.01–27.04.1945 in the face of approaching Russian army Germans evacuated the camp. When on 09.05.1945 Russians soldiers entered the camp only 100 prisoners were still there. In an initial period (1939‑40) Polish Catholic priests from Pomerania were held captive there before being transported to KL Dachau concentration camp. Some of them were murdered in KL Stutthof or vicinity (for instance in Stegna forest). Also later some Catholic priests were held in KL Stutthof. (more on: stutthof.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
, en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.07.06]
)

Chełmno: Detention centre run by Germans. Death sentences were probably carried out there. In particular in 1939–40 the prison was used to jail, as a part of «Intelligenzaktion» – extermination of Polish intelligentsia in Pomerania – Polish intelligentsia from Chełmno county prior to sending them to mass execution sites and concentration camps. (more on: www.sw.gov.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.10.05]
)

Dębowa Łąka: One of temporary prisons set up by the Germans in 1939, as part of «Intelligenzaktion» — extermination of Polish intelligentsia in Pomerania — in a palace owned by the Sisters Shepherdesses of Divine Providence, for catholic priests from Wąbrzeźno county. In 1954‑1957 one of the concentration and slave labour camps organised by Commie–Nazi authorities in Russian republic prl for religious sisters and nuns during Action X‑2. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.10.31]
)

«Intelligenzaktion»: (Eng. „Action Intelligentsia”) — extermination program of Polish elites, mainly intelligentsia, executed by the Germans right from the start of the occupation in 09.1939 till around 05.1940, mainly on the lands directly incorporated into Germany but also in the so‑called General Governorate where it was called «AB‑aktion». During the first phase right after start of German occupation of Poland implemented as Germ. Unternehmen „Tannenberg” (Eng. „Tannenberg operation”) — plan based on proscription lists of Poles worked out by (Germ. Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen), regarded by Germans as specially dangerous to the German Reich. List contained names of c. 61,000 Poles. Altogether during this genocide Germans methodically murdered c. 50,000 teachers, priests, landowners, social and political activists and retired military. Further 50,000 were sent to concentration camps where most of them perished. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.10.04]
)

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 World War II in 09.1939. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so–called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro–Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „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 — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — 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.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.09.30]
)

Pius XI's encyclicals: Facing the creation of two totalitarian systems in Europe, which seemed to compete with each other, though there were more similarities than contradictions between them, Pope Pius XI issued in 03.1937 (within 5 days) two encyclicals. In the „Mit brennender Sorge” (Eng. „With Burning Concern”) published on 14.03.1938, condemned the national socialism prevailing in Germany. The Pope wrote: „Whoever, following the old Germanic–pre–Christian beliefs, puts various impersonal fate in the place of a personal God, denies the wisdom of God and Providence […], whoever exalts earthly values: race or nation, or state, or state system, representatives of state power or other fundamental values of human society, […] and makes them the highest standard of all values, including religious ones, and idolizes them, this one […] is far from true faith in God and from a worldview corresponding to such faith”. On 19.03.1937, published „Divini Redemptoris” (Eng. „Divine Redeemer”), in which criticized Russian communism, dialectical materialism and the class struggle theory. The Pope wrote: „Communism deprives man of freedom, and therefore the spiritual basis of all life norms. It deprives the human person of all his dignity and any moral support with which he could resist the onslaught of blind passions […] This is the new gospel that Bolshevik and godless communism preaches as a message of salvation and redemption of humanity”… Pius XI demanded that the established human law be subjected to the natural law of God , recommended the implementation of the ideal of a Christian state and society, and called on Catholics to resist. Two years later, National Socialist Germany and Communist Russia came together and started World War II. (more on: www.vatican.vaClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2023.05.28]
, www.vatican.vaClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2023.05.28]
)

sources

personal:
martyrologium.w.interia.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2012.11.23]
, polacywberlinie.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.05.19]
, znad-wisly.blogspot.comClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2021.12.18]
, www.parafiaswaleksego.plock.opoka.org.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.06.23]

bibliographical:
Płock diocese clergy martyrology during II World War 1939‑1945”, Fr Nicholas Marian Grzybowski, Włocławek–Płock 2002,
original images:
znad-wisly.blogspot.comClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2021.12.18]
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[access: 2021.12.18]
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[access: 2021.12.18]

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