• OUR LADY of CZĘSTOCHOWA: st Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionOUR LADY of CZĘSTOCHOWA
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
link to OUR LADY of PERPETUAL HELP in SŁOMCZYN infoSITE LOGO

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

  • St SIGISMUND: St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionSt SIGISMUND
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
  • St SIGISMUND: XIX c., feretory, St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionSt SIGISMUND
    XIX c., feretory
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
  • St SIGISMUND: XIX c., feretory, St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionSt SIGISMUND
    XIX c., feretory
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
  • St SIGISMUND: XIX c., feretory, St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionSt SIGISMUND
    XIX c., feretory
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
  • St SIGISMUND: XIX c., feretory, St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland; source: own collectionSt SIGISMUND
    XIX c., feretory
    St Sigismund parish church, Słomczyn, Poland
    source: own collection
LINK to Nu HTML Checker

full list:

displayClick to display full list

wyświetlKliknij by wyświetlić pełną listę po polsku


Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

personal data

review in:

po polskuKliknij by wyświetlić to bio po polsku

link do KARTY OSOBOWEJ - POLSKA WERSJAKliknij by wyświetlić to bio po polsku
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius, source: www.splisiejamy.eu, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    source: www.splisiejamy.eu
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius - C. 1900; source: thanks to Mr Wojciech Wielgoszewski kindness, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    C. 1900
    source: thanks to Mr Wojciech Wielgoszewski kindness
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius, source: www.splisiejamy.eu, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    source: www.splisiejamy.eu
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius, source: www.splisiejamy.eu, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    source: www.splisiejamy.eu
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius, source: www.fara.tczew.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    source: www.fara.tczew.pl
    own collection

surname

SADOWSKI

forename(s)

Anastasius (pl. Anastazy)

  • SADOWSKI Anastasius - Commemorative bust, parish church, Wygoda Łączyńska, source: wolneforumgdansk.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    Commemorative bust, parish church, Wygoda Łączyńska
    source: wolneforumgdansk.pl
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius - Commemorative plaque, St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist cathedral, Toruń, source: gdansk.ipn.gov.pl, own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    Commemorative plaque, St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist cathedral, Toruń
    source: gdansk.ipn.gov.pl
    own collection
  • SADOWSKI Anastasius - Commemorative plaque, porch, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven cathedral, Pelplin, source: own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOSADOWSKI Anastasius
    Commemorative plaque, porch, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven cathedral, Pelplin
    source: own collection

function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Culm (Chełmno) diocesemore on
pl.wikipedia.org
[access: 2012.11.23]

honorary titles

Gold „Cross of Merit”more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2019.04.16]

date and place
of death

20.11.1939

Klamrytoday: Chełmno gm., Chełmno pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.12.18]

alt. dates and places
of death

11.1939

details of death

In the years 1892‑1895 — during German occupation (Prussian partition of Poland) — while studying at the Germ. Königliches Gymnasium (Eng. Royal Gymnasium) in Brodnica, member and chairman of the school chapter of the Polish clandestine student self–education Pomeranian Philomaths organization.

After the abdication of the German Emperor William II Hohenzollern on 09.11.1918, after the armistice between the Allies and Germany signed on 11.11.1918 in the HQ wagon in Compiègne, the HQ of French Marshal Ferdinand Foch — which de facto meant the end of World War I; after transfer of the supreme authority over the Polish army to Brigadier Joseph Piłsudski as its commander‑in‑chief — which de facto meant the rebirth of the Polish state — chairman of County People's Council in Kartuzy, established in response to the self‑disclosure and founding on 11.11.1918 in Poznań, in the Prussian/German part of partitioned Poland, of the Polish People's Council opting for Poland. On 09.07.1919, at the Polish patriotic manifestation in Kartuzy, delivered „Sermon on the occasion of the resurrection of Poland”, published in 1919 in Gdańsk. Took part in organizing Polish education and administration.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II, after start of German occupation, took over the abandoned Szynwałd parish.

Arrested on 27.10.1939 by the Germans.

Jailed in IL Rehwalde concentration camp in Rywałd, in Grudziądz (in IL Graudenz transit camp in Kresy–Borderlands Hostel building among others) and Chełmno prison.

From there taken to Klamry (5 km from Chełmno) and murdered there in a mass execution.

alt. details of death

According to some sources arrested by the Germans during mass arrests of Polish priests from Łasin deanery — with Fr Leo Gregorkiewicz, Fr John Martenka, Fr Stanislav Niklas, Fr Alois Ptach, Fr Francis Wilczewski, among others.

Jailed in Grudziądz prison (prob. in Kresy–Borderlands Hostel building).

Next prob. on 15.11.1939 moved to Chełmno prison.

Finally taken to Klamry (5 km off Chełmno) and murdered in a mass execution.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place
of birth

20.02.1873

Słuptoday: Gruta gm., Grudziądz pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.01.28]

presbyter (holy orders)
ordination

01.04.1899 (St Barbara Theological Seminary chapel in Pelplin)

positions held

1935 – 1939

parish priest — Szynwałdtoday: Łasin gm., Grudziądz pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC parish ⋄ Grudziądz / Łasindeanery names/seats
today: Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
RC deanery

1918 – 1935

parish priest — Wygoda Łączyńskatoday: Stężyca gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Joseph RC parish ⋄ Mirachowo / Kartuzydeanery names/seats
today: Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
RC deanery — appointed parish priest only after Germany's defeat in World War I, because until then the Prussian authorities were opposed, considering him a dangerous „agitator of Polishness”; left prob. as a result of the collapse of the People's Bank in Wygoda Łączyńska

1927 – 1934

membership — Toruńtoday: Toruń city pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.06.20]
⋄ Provincial Assembly

1906 – 1918

administrator — Wygoda Łączyńskatoday: Stężyca gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Joseph RC parish ⋄ Mirachowotoday: Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.11.27]
RC deanery — church builder

president — (Kartuzy county)today: Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2023.11.24]
⋄ Agricultural Collective

1902 – 1906

curatus/rector/expositus — Wygoda Łączyńskatoday: Stężyca gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Joseph RC church ⋄ Chmielnotoday: Chmielno gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
, St Peter and St Paul the Apostles RC parish ⋄ Mirachowotoday: Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.11.27]
RC deanery

1899 – 1902

vicar — Chmielnotoday: Chmielno gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.09.02]
⋄ St Peter and St Paul the Apostles RC parish ⋄ Mirachowotoday: Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.11.27]
RC deanery

1895 – 1899

student — Pelplintoday: Pelplin gm., Tczew pov., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.05.06]
⋄ philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary

1900 – 1939

membership — Toruńtoday: Toruń city pov., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.06.20]
⋄ scientific society

others related
in death

BROCKIClick to display biography Anthony, DRĄŻKOWSKIClick to display biography Valerian, GREGORKIEWICZClick to display biography Leo, JARZĘBOWSKIClick to display biography Stanislav, MARCINKOWSKIClick to display biography Anthony, MIĘTKIClick to display biography Anthony, ODYAClick to display biography Joseph Florian, PUTYNKOWSKIClick to display biography Maximilian John, RYNGWELSKIClick to display biography Joseph, SCHMELTERClick to display biography Henry, SOWIŃSKIClick to display biography Emil Bronislav, WILCZEWSKIClick to display biography Francis, ŻYNDAClick to display biography Francis, GREGORKIEWICZClick to display biography Leo, MARTENKAClick to display biography John, NIKLASClick to display biography Stanislav, PTACHClick to display biography Louis, WILCZEWSKIClick to display biography Francis, KOPAŃSKIClick to display biography Conrad, GASIŃSKIClick to display biography Louis, NAGÓRSKIClick to display biography Edmund

murder sites
camp 
(+ prisoner no)

Klamry: From 12.10 till 11.11.1939, in the forest called „Rybieniec” — a forest complex c. 6 km from Chełmno and the Fort VIII concentration camp, stretching latitudinally, on the west‑east axis (neighboring villages of Klamry, Rybieniec, Wabcz, Paparzyn, among others) — the Germans murdered c. 2,000‑2,500 inhabitants of the Chełmno Land, mainly Polish intelligentsia, in mass executions. The victims were brought to the place of the murders three times a day. Members of the German Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz — a paramilitary formation composed of representatives of the German national minority in Poland — prob. with the support of the SS‑Einsatzgruppen units, used machine guns. Among those shot were teachers (at least 21 educators), officials, engineers, craftsmen, farmers, several Catholic priests, political and social activists. In the second half of 1944, due to the approach of the Russians, the Germans forced a group of Jewish prisoners to dig up the graves and burn the bodies. After this job, the Jews were murdered. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2012.11.23]
)

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]
)

IL Graudenz: As part of «Intelligenzaktion» — physical extermination of Polish intelligentsia from Pomerania — Germans initially in 09.1939 held Poles captive in investigative prison in Grudziądz. After it became too small the genocidal German paramilitary organization Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz organized the Germ. Internierungslager (Eng. internment camp) in the building of the so‑called Borderlands Hostel building at Chopin Str. (on 31.03.1937, before German invasion, it housed 97 boys). In this building Germans held captive 4,000 to 5,000 Poles, including c. 150 local priests and c. 100 teachers and students of the local teachers' seminary. Most of them were subsequently murdered in local forests (Księże Góry, Mniszek‑Grupa), some were taken to concentration camps and 200 boys — residents of the Borderlands Hostel — were after some time deported as slave laborers to Germany. Everything was obviously done in accordance with „German law” — there was an ad hoc Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz kangaroo court in the camp, which „issued sentences” deciding on the fate of imprisoned Poles. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.01.13]
)

IL Rehwalde: Transit internment camp Germ. „Internierungslager” (Eng. „Internment camp”) for inhabitants of Radzyń Chełmiński and surrounding villages, organised by the German genocidal Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz organization in former Capuchin priory in Rywałd. Operational from 10.1939 till 12.1939. As a part of «Intelligenzaktion» — aimed at extermination of Polish intelligentsia and ruling classes in Pomerania — Germans held there c. 1,000 people (up to c. 200 at a time), including 9 local priests. After a short stay, some of them were murdered and the rest deported to concentration camps (e.g. KL Stutthof). (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2021.12.19]
)

«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]
)

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.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
)

sources

personal:
www.niedziela.diecezja.torun.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2012.11.23]
, www.splisiejamy.euClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.01.13]

bibliographical:
Biographical dictionary of priests of the Chełmno diocese ordained in the years 1821‑1920”, Henry Mross, Pelplin, 1995
original images:
www.splisiejamy.euClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.03.01]
, www.splisiejamy.euClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.03.01]
, www.splisiejamy.euClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.03.01]
, www.fara.tczew.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
, wolneforumgdansk.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.09.30]
, gdansk.ipn.gov.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2020.10.02]

LETTER to CUSTODIAN/ADMINISTRATOR

If you have an Email client on your communicator/computer — such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Windows Mail or Microsoft Outlook, described at WikipediaPatrz:
en.wikipedia.org
, among others  — try the link below, please:

LETTER to CUSTODIAN/ADMINISTRATORClick and try to call your own Email client

If however you do not run such a client or the above link is not active please send an email to the Custodian/Administrator using your account — in your customary email/correspondence engine — at the following address:

EMAIL ADDRESS

giving the following as the subject:

MARTYROLOGY: SADOWSKI Anastasius

To return to the biography press below:

Click to return to biographyClick to return to biography