Biography of Michalina Jarnicka

Born into a lower middle class family in Petrovka in 1878. She was a nurse in Lodz; from 1914 she worked as a nurse in a hospital in Petrograd. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary parish and served on a committee to aid the convicted Bishop Antoni Malecki. In April 1932 – arrested in the case against Fr. Augustine Proncketis. June 19, 1932 – sentenced to five years in a corrective labor camp [OGPU Collegium]. Sent to Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp. In 1933, case reviewed by medical commission because of her health; released from camp, exiled to Kostroma. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: GARF, f. 8406, op. 2, d. 5585; Shkarovskii, p. 290
Variant Names:
Iarnitskaia, Mikhalina Petrovna; Jarnicka, Michalina
Petrovka (R.S.F.S.R.); Łódź (Poland); Saint Petersburg (Russia)
female; laity; fate unknown