Biography of Father Wincenty Bujnowski

Born May 20, 1881. Graduated from St. Petersburg Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1910 for the Mogiliev Archdiocese. From 1912 he was vicar at St. Anthony parish in Vitebsk; from 1913, chaplain of a church in Grabovets [Belarus] and a parish in Bykhy, where he was arrested in 1922 for “opposing the seizure of church valuables” and sent to Gomel Prison for further investigation. Sentenced to five years in prison [Revolutionary Tribunal]. Sent to Butyrka Prison in Moscow; 1923 – released and deported to Poland as part of a prisoner exchange. From 1923 he served in the parish in Ilja, Vilnius Diocese; from 1930 to 1939, he was administrator of a parish in Belmont, same diocese. Died September 11, 1946. Source: Dzwonkowski (1998), p. 185; Madaƚa, p. 31
Variant Names:
Buĭnovskiĭ, Vikentiĭ; Bujnowski, Wincenty; Buynovsky, Wincenty
Saint Petersburg (Russia); Mogiliev (Russia); Moscow (Russia)
male; clergy and religious; survived