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surname

SZYMAŃSKI

forename(s)

Valerian (pl. Walerian)

function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Kamianets diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.23]
Zhytomyr diocese
more on: www.catholic-hierarchy.org [access: 2021.09.20]

date and place of death

1936

alt. dates and places of death

Smotrych
Dunaivtsi rai., Proskuriv/Khmelnytskyi obl., Ukraine

details of death

Arrested by the Russians in the spring of 1922 together with a group of Catholics accused of „hoarding church valuables”. Because of old age kept under house arrest. On 02.09.1922 together with 4 other Polish priests (Fr Felix Lubczyński, Fr Anthony Niedzielski and Fr Richard Szyszko–Bohusz, among them) and a few civilians sentenced in Kamianets–Podilskyi to death. The sentence thanks to the intervention of Polish consulate in Kharkiv was however commuted to prison term. After some time ransomed out and released. Subsequently many times harassed by the Russians. Finally on 29.09.1927 exiled — together with Fr Marian Jędruszak — for 5 years (he was 79!) from Ukraine. He subsequently prob. returned to his parish though. On 09.06.1936 was supposed to be brought to Smotrych from Mukariw Podlesny and to say a Holy Mass. Three days later was prob. arrested. Fate thereafter unknown.

cause of death

extermination

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

1848

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1872

positions held

c. 1920–c. 1927 — administrator {parish: Kam'yanets'–Podil's'kyi, St Nicholas the Bishop and Confessor; dean.: Kam'yanets'–Podil's'kyi; Armenian}
c. 1918 — resident–mansionaire {parish: Chernivtsi, St Nicholas the Bishop and Confessor; dean.: Yampil'}
c. 1904–c. 1914 — dean {dean.: Yampil'}
c. 1894–c. 1914 — administrator {parish: Chernivtsi, St Nicholas the Bishop and Confessor; dean.: Yampil'}
c. 1889–c. 1892 — administrator {parish: Voronovytsya, St Michael the Archangel; dean.: Haisyn–Bratslav / Bratslav}
c. 1876 — vicar {parish: Bratslav, Our Lady of Mount Carmel; dean.: Bratslav}
till c. 1872 — student {Zhytomyr, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

LUBCZYŃSKI Felix, NIEDZIELSKI Anthony, SZYSZKO-BOHUSZ Richard, JĘDRUSZAK Marian

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

11.08.1937 Russian genocide: On 11.08.1937 Russian leader Stalin decided and NKWD head, Nicholas Jeżow, signed a „Polish operation” executive order no 00485. 139,835 Poles living in Russia were thus sentenced summarily to death. 111,091 were murdered. 28,744 were sentenced to deportation to concentration camps in Gulag. Altogether however more than 100,000 Poles were deported, mainly to Kazakhstan, Siberia, Kharkov and Dniepropetrovsk. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2016.03.14])

Forced exile: One of the standard Russian forms of repression. The prisoners were usually taken to a small village in the middle of nowhere — somewhere in Siberia, in far north or far east — dropped out of the train carriage or a cart, left out without means of subsistence or place to live. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.12.20])

Trial of 02.09.1922: Trial of 5 Catholic priests in Kamieniec Podolski, accused of objecting to church property being confiscated and of treason. All were sentence to death by the Russians. The sentences were subsequently commuted to prison terms and after Polish representatives intervention and payment of extortion tribute by their parishioners all were let off. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21])

sources

personal:
blog-n-roll.pl [access: 2021.09.20], catholic.ru [access: 2016.03.14], www.blog-n-roll.pl [access: 2021.09.20]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
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