Biography of Jadwiga Kazakowa

Lived in Leningrad and actively participated in parish life at St. Catherine parish. From September 1939 she attended secret Masses said by Fr. Paweƚ Chomicz in parishioners’ apartments. In March 1942 she gave her own apartment to Fr. Paweƚ, who was illegally residing in Leningrad. July 13, 1942 – arrested in connection with the case against Fr. Chomicz and others. Accused of “organizing an underground church where secret worship services were held and damaging, anti-Soviet agitation was carried out.” September 1, 1942 – sentenced under Articles 58-10 and 58-11 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to five (?) years in corrective labor camps [Military Tribunal, NKVD, Leningrad oblast]. Fate thereafter unknown. Sources: Investigatory Matter P-83605, Archive of the Directorate of the FSB, Russian Federation for St. Petersburg and Leningrad oblast
Variant Names:
Kazakova, I︠A︡dviga Aloĭzovna; Kazakowa, Jadwiga
Saint Petersburg (Russia)
female; laity; fate unknown