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Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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surname

JAROSIEWICZ

surname
versions/aliases

JAROSZEWICZ

forename(s)

Adolph (pl. Adolf)

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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]
Lviv archdiocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19]
Zhytomyr diocese
more on: www.catholic-hierarchy.org [access: 2021.09.20]
Kamianets diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.23]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

honorary titles

honorary canon (Łuck cathedral)
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14], pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.14]

date and place of death

07.1944

Lviv
Lviv obl., Ukraine

alt. dates and places of death

05.1944, 08.1944

details of death

In 1919 arrested by the Russians in Stryzhavka. Accused of collaboration with Polish Military Organisation POW (a clandestine Polish organization in Russia active during World War I in 1914‑8). Held in Vinnytsya prison. Thanks to the intervention of his parishioners — after Sunday mass a crowd of parishioners marched to jail and loudly protested — released. During Polish Russian war chaplain in the Polish army. After the war moved to Poland and finally settled in Lutsk diocese. After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of Russian occupation, left Lutsk diocese. Ministered in Brody in Lviv archdiocese. Collaborated with Polish resistance Home Army AK (part of Polish Clandestine State), with partisans of the 40. Lviv Children Infantry Regiment of AK in particular. In 10.1943 arrested by the Germans and jailed in Łąckiego str. prison in Lviv. Perished at a railway station during Lviv bombing by the advancing Russians, during the battle against Germans for Lviv (22‑27.07.1944) initiated by Home Army AK, as part of „Operation Tempest” military effort. In the battle c. 700 Home Army AK soldiers perished. Lviv was finally liberated and Russian army entered the city. More than 2,000 AK soldiers were then treacherously arrested by the Russians and exiled to Russian concentration camps Gulag.

alt. details of death

According to other sources perished during Russian bombardment of Lviv railway station — 05.05.1944 is quoted as the day of burial. According to yet another perished in a transport to KL Dachau German concentration camp — it might be linked to the principal version of his death so that he might have perished at Lviv train station, in a train waiting to be dispatched to KL Dachau.

cause of death

warfare

perpetrators

Germans / Russians

date and place of birth

1887

Bar
Bar rai., Vinnytsia obl., Ukraine

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1911

positions held

1941 — parish priest {parish: Stary Konstantynów; dioc.: Zhytomyr}, nominee
from 1939 — priest {parish: Brody, Exaltation of the Holy Cross; dean.: Brody}
1935–1939 — parish priest {parish: Łanowce; dean.: Kremenets}
administrator {parish: Kozaczki–Hrynki; dean.: Kremenets}
1932–1935 — vicar {parish: Lutsk}
1927–1931 — vicar {parish: Kovel, St Anne; dean.: Kovel}
till 1935 — prefect {Lutsk, Polish Schools Society's schools}
1927–1935 — manager {Lutsk, general secretariat of Social Action, Diocesan Curia}
administrator {parish: Buchach, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Buchach}
director {Buczacz i Czortków, Lower Theological Seminary; dioc.: Kamieniec}
1918–1919 — administrator {parish: Stryzhavka, Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Vinnytsia}
1914–1918 — prefect {parish: Vinnytsia, Blessed Virgin Mary of the Angels; dean.: Vinnytsia}
till 1911 — student {Zhytomyr, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

POKIZIAK Vladislav

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Lviv (Łąckiego): Prison at Łącki Str. in Lviv. Founded in 1918‑20 by Polish authorities, mainly for political prisoners. From 1935 used as investigative jail. After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of Russian occupation Russians — local branch of Russian genocidal NKVD organisation — held thousands of prisoners, mainly Poles and Ukrainians, in prison (then prison no 1). It was also a place of carrying out death sentences passed by Russian summary courts on Poles suspected of participation in Polish clandestine resistance activities. In 06.1941, after German attack on 22.06.1941 of their erstwhile ally, Russians, NKVD agents slaugher — during genocidal massacres of prisoners — c. 924 inmates. During German occupation that followed in 1941‑4 the prison’s buildings held German Gestapo investigative jail. It was a place of executions. In 1944‑91, after German defeat and start of another Russian occupation, the building were again used by NKVD (and it successor MVD) as investigative jail and also investigative department. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.31])

KL Dachau: KL Dachau in German Bavaria, set up in 1933, became the main concentration camp for Catholic priests and religious during II World War: Germans imprisoned there approx. 3,000 priests, including 1,800 Poles. They were forced to slave at so‑called „Plantags”, doing manual field works, at constructions, including crematorium. In the barracks ruled hunger, freezing cold in the winter and suffocating heat during the summer. Prisoners suffered from bouts of illnesses, including tuberculosis. Many were victims of murderous „medical experiments” — in 11.1942 c. 20 were given phlegmon injections; in 07.1942 to 05.1944 c. 120 were used by for malaria experiments. More than 750 Polish clerics where murdered by the Germans, some brought to Schloss Hartheim euthanasia centre and murdered in gas chambers. At its peak KL Dachau concentration camps’ system had nearly 100 slave labour sub–camps located throughout southern Germany and Austria. There were c. 32,000 documented deaths at the camp, and thousands perished without a trace. C. 10,000 of the 30,000 inmates were found sick at the time of liberation, on 29.04.1945, by the USA troops… (more on: www.kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de [access: 2013.08.10], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2016.05.30])

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 — 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.org [access: 2015.09.30])

Polish-Russian war of 1919—20: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20])

sources

personal:
www.duszki.pl [access: 2012.11.23], biographies.library.nd.edu [access: 2014.11.28], pallotyni.kiev.ua [access: 2015.09.30], www.polska1918-89.pl [access: 2017.03.11]
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
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
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