Biography of Father Stanisƚaw Szczypta

Born in 1914. Graduated from Lutsk Seminary and was ordained. Served in parishes in Volynia and was there at the time of the Soviet and German occupations. In 1946 – after the return of the Red Army – Fr. Stanisƚaw was arrested and transported to Kiev Prison for further investigation. May 6, 1946 – sentenced under Articles 54-1(a) and 54-11 of the Criminal Code of the Ukrainian SSR to five years in corrective labor camp [Special Board, Ministry of State Security, USSR]. Sent to Kraslag (Krasnoyarskoye krae); released July 6, 1954. Returned to Ukraine; served in Zhytomyr. Sources: Archive of the Directorate, FSB, Russian Federation, Krasnoyarsk kray; Information from E. Obuchowicz (Grozny); Madaƚa, p. 149; List compiled by R. Dzwonkowski, SAC
Variant Names:
Szczypta, Stanisƚaw; Shchipta, Stanislav I︠U︡zefovich
Lut︠s︡ʹk (Ukraine); Volhynia (Ukraine); Kiev (Ukraine); Krasnoi︠a︡rskiĭ kraĭ (Russia); Z︠H︡ytomyr (Ukraine)
male; clergy and religious; survived