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

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

ZYCH

forename(s)

Silvester (pl. Sylwester)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Warsaw archdiocesemore on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2013.05.19]

honorary titles

Gold „Cross of Merit with Swords”more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.05.25]

Commander's Cross „Polonia Restituta”more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2019.04.16]

date and place of death

11.07.1989

Krynica Morskatoday: Krynica Morska urban gm., Nowy Dwór Gdański pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.01.22]

details of death

During the Martial Law introduced by the Commie–Nazi regime of W. Jaruzelski on 13.12.1982, arrested by the Commie–Nazi Security Services SB, the Polish unit of the Russian KGB.

and accused in 1982 of participating in murder of a policeman — in his rectory the gun from which the functionary was accidentally killed by young people, his parishioners, members of „Polish Clandestine Armed Forces” in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, was found.

Beaten and threatened with death.

Inmate in the Remand Prison in Warsaw.

On 08.09.1982, sentenced by the Court of the Warsaw Military District to 4 years' imprisonment.

On 19.11.1982, the Commie–Nazi Supreme Court increased the sentence to 6 years.

Held in prisons in Braniewo, and then in Barczewo.

No possibility of celebrating Holy Mass, religious practice and pastoral service towards fellow prisoners.

In 1984‑5 subjected to more stringent punishment — for 9 months placed in solitary confinement.

10.10.1986 released (under amnesty).

After release, the chaplain of the Warsaw District of the independence opposition organization KPN.

Persecuted by the Commie–Nazi SB.

In 03.1989 attacked by a few bandits — a vodka was poured into him.

Few month later murdered — the body showed signs of truncheon blows but official verdict was „accidental death from excessive consumption of alcohol”.

cause of death

murder

perpetrators

Russians / Poles

date and place of birth

19.05.1950

Ostrówektoday: Klembów gm., Wołomin pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.08.05]

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

05.06.1977 (Warsaw cathedralmore on
pl.wikipedia.org
[access: 2014.11.14]
)

positions held

from 05.07.1989

vicar {parish: Skierniewicetoday: Skierniewice city pow., Łódź voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.12.18]
, St James the Apostle; dean.: Skierniewicetoday: Skierniewice city pow., Łódź voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.12.18]
}

1986 – 1989

chaplain {Warszawatoday: Białołęka Dworska neighborhood in Białołęka district of Warsaw, Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.01.22]
, „Bożyczyn Institute” Orphanage, Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary CSFFM}

1981 – 1982

vicar {parish: Grodzisk Mazowieckitoday: Grodzisk Mazowiecki gm., Grodzisk Mazowiecki pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.04.01]
, St Anne; dean.: Grodzisk Mazowieckitoday: Grodzisk Mazowiecki gm., Grodzisk Mazowiecki pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.04.01]
}

1979 – 1981

vicar {parish: Tłuszcztoday: Tłuszcz gm., Wołomin pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.07.16]
, Transfiguration of the Lord}

till 1979

vicar {parish: Bedlnotoday: Bedlno gm., Kutno pow., Łódź voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.12.18]
, St Florian}

from 1982

vicar {parish: Stanisławówtoday: Stanisławów gm., Mińsk Mazowiecki pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2020.12.03]
, St John the Baptist and St Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr}

1977 – 1978

vicar {parish: Czerniewicetoday: Czerniewice gm., Tomaszów Mazowiecki pow., Łódź voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2022.07.16]
, St Margaret of the Virgin and Martyrs}

till 1977

student {Warsawtoday: Warsaw city pow., Masovia voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.10.09]
, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

author „I was in prison” (published by the Fr Jerzy Popiełuszko Independent Social Movement „S” 1988; and „I am in solidarity with you: sermons from 1987—1989”, 1989

others related in death

BLACHNICKIClick to display biography Francis Charles, KIJClick to display biography Anthony, KOWALCZYKClick to display biography Stanislaus (Fr Honoré), NIEDZIELAKClick to display biography Steven, PALIMĄKAClick to display biography Stanislaus, POPIEŁUSZKOClick to display biography George Alexander Alphonse, SUCHOWOLECClick to display biography Stanislaus

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Martial law of 1981: Martial law declared on 13.12.1981 by Russian controlled Polish Commie–Nazi party and army of the Russian republic prl, aimed to liquidate the independent trade union "Solidarity". During c. 8 years of martial law regulations Security Police SB, Polish Commie–Nazi unit of Russian NKWD, murdered over 100 activists of "Solidarity". At least six priests were also killed in circumstances never fully explained. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.03.01]
)

sources

personal:
pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
, www.rodaknet.comClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
, www.bibula.comClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
,
original images:
historykon.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2016.04.23]
, www.solidarni.waw.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
, blogmedia24.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
, www.bliskopolski.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2016.04.23]
, www.kobylka.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2016.04.23]

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