Biography of Father Kruvlialis

Description:
Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in Lithuania and remained there after the annexation of Lithuania to the USSR and during the German occupation. In 1945 (?) – after the return of the Red Army and establishment of Soviet rule – Fr. Kruvlianis was arrested and sentenced to a prison camp. Sent to Intlag (Inta, Kozhvinsk region, Komi ASSR); in 1948 he was transferred to Minlag; released in September 1954 but he remained in a settlement in Zapadnoye Village, Inta. He clandestinely celebrated Mass in his apartment. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Pokaianie, p. 396; list compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC
Variant Names:
Kruvli︠a︡lis; Kruvlialis
Dates:
1945-1954
Locations:
Lithuania; Inta (Russia); Zapadnai︠a︡ oblastʹ (R.S.F.S.R.)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown