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st Sigismund
Roman Catholic parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese
Poland

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religious status

Servant of God

surname

ROSZCZYNIALSKI

forename(s)

Edmund

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    Commemorative plaque, porch, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven cathedral, Pelplin
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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Culm (Chełmno) diocese
more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23]
Military Ordinariate of Poland
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20]

honorary titles

Papal chamberlain
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.11.22]

date and place of death

10.11.1939

Cewice
Lębork pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

alt. dates and places of death

11.11.1939, 12.11.1939

details of death

In 1904‑7 while studying at gymnasium in WEjherowo — during Prussian times (partitions of Poland) — member of the gymnasium chapter of a clandestine Polish self–education Pomeranian Philomaths. During World War I drafted in 02.1917 into German army. In 1917‑8 ministered as a chaplain and nurse. After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II founder of clandestine charity organisation „Help to the Poles” (later known as „Poland Lives”). Arrested by the Germans on 30.10.1939. Jailed in Wejherowo prison. Next transported to Lębark prison. From there taken to Cewice n. Lębork and in a park by the school building forced to dig a grave and murdered.

cause of death

murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

30.10.1888

Łężyce
Wejherowo pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

09.03.1913 (St Barbara Theological Seminary chapel in Pelplin)

positions held

1926–1939 — dean {dean.: Wejherowo}
1924–1939 — parish priest {parish: Wejherowo, Holy Trinity; dean.: Wejherowo}
1936 — sea ​​chaplain {„MS Pilsudski” ocean liner, passenger ships of the Polish Transatlantic Ship Society}
1920–1926 — prefect {Wejherowo, State Pedagigical High School (1935‑9) / State Teachers' Seminary (till 1935)}, director (1924–6)
1918–1920 — vicar {parish: Grudziądz}
1913–1917 — vicar {parish: Drzycim, Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and All the Saints}
1907–1913 — student {Pelplin, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}
1915–1939 — membership {Toruń, scientific society}
activist {social}
{publisher, publicist}

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Lębork: Detention centre run by Germans.

Wejherowo: Detention centre run by Germans. In 1939 Wejherowo prison was place of mass murders of Poles and the selection place from where victims were taken to Piaśnica, place of execution of thousands of Poles as a part of „Intelligenzaktion” aimed at extermination of Polish intelligentsia and ruling classes in Pomerania. (more on: www.sw.gov.pl [access: 2013.08.17])

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: www.sw.gov.pl [access: 2013.08.17], en.wikipedia.org [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 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])

Pomeranian Philomaths: Secret societies of Polish youth, aiming at self–education, patriotic in form and content, functioning 1830‑1920, mainly in secondary schools — gymnasia — in Pomerania around Vistula river (Gdańsk Pomerania and Chełmno county), in Prussian–occupied Polish territories (one of the partitions of Poland). On 08.01.1901 Germans conducted a series of interrogations of students at Chełmno, Brodnica and Toruń gymnasiums. On 09‑12.09.1901 the first of court trials of Polish students from those gymnasiums and students of Theological Seminary in Pelplin was held in Toruń. 1 person was sentenced to 3 months in prison, 1 to 2 months, 3 to 6 weeks, 7 to 3 weeks, 2 to 2 weeks, 19 to a week, 2 to 1 day, 10 were reprimanded. 15 were cleared. More definitive penalties were relegations from the schools with so‑called wolf’s ticket, forbidding sentenced students to continue secondary and higher studies in Prussia (Germany). Among those penalized were a few future Catholic priests — those were able to continue their education for the Chełmno diocese bishop, Bp August Rosentreter, refused to relegate students from Theological Seminary. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2018.11.18])

sources

personal:
pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23], www.kaszubi.pl [access: 2012.12.28], www.hagiographycircle.com [access: 2012.11.23], biblioteka.wejherowo.pl [access: 2013.05.19]
original images:
pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23], www.zscewice.pl [access: 2014.12.20], swtrojcawejherowo.com [access: 2015.09.30], swtrojcawejherowo.wordpress.com [access: 2018.11.18], swtrojcawejherowo.wordpress.com [access: 2014.12.20], www.myheritage.pl [access: 2018.11.18], lubimyczytac.pl [access: 2018.11.18], opencaching.pl [access: 2014.12.20], mogily.pl [access: 2018.11.18]

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