Biography of Father Stanisƚaw Kontek

Born in 1904. Graduated from the seminary and was ordained in 1927. Studied in the Philosophy Department at Warsaw University. From 1931 he was an instructor at a gymnasium in Lublin; from 1934, a chaplain in Przemyśl. In September 1939 he became chaplain of the mountain infantry division; after the Soviet occupation of eastern Poland in September 1939, Father Stanisƚaw was arrested and sent as a prisoner of war to a camp at Kozelsk. In April or May 1940 he was shot at Katyn (exact date of death unknown). Source: List compiled by R. Dzwonkowski; Madała, pp. 83-84; Rozstrzelani w Katyniu, p. 115
Variant Names:
Kontek, Stanislav Ianovich; Kontek, Stanisƚaw
Warsaw (Poland); Lublin (Poland); Przemyśl (Poland); Kozelʹsk (Russia); Katynʹ (Russia)
male; clergy and religious; executed