Biography of Father Jan Cegielski

Description:
Graduated from seminary and was ordained. Served in eastern Poland and was there at the time of the Soviet and German occupations. In 1945 – after the return of the Red Army and establishment of Soviet rule – Fr. Jan was arrested and sent to a camp. In 1949 he was in Vorkutlag (sector in Krasny Yar, on the Pechora), where, under the guise of being a member of a traveling musical ensemble, he clandestinely fulfilled his pastoral duties. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: List compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC; Madała, p. 32
Variant Names:
Cegielski, Jan; T︠S︡egel'skiĭ,, I︠A︡n
Dates:
1945-1949
Locations:
Poland; Krasnyĭ I︠A︡r (Samarskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Russia)
Subjects:
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown