priest, Father Dariusz Swerk
He was born 26.04.1972r. in Opole.
He has 4 brothers.
He was baptized in the parish of Our Lady of Sorrows in
After graduating from high school, he enrolled in
In 1997. was ordained a priest.
Recently, he worked in the parish of the Sacred Heart of
Jesus in the Diocese of Opole Kluczbork.
He came to the parish of St. James, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk -
February 18, 2010.
priest, the parish Tomas Rafalak
Born October 16, 1972 in the small town of Bela-Vzhek
not far from Warsaw in a working class family, his
father was a miner, his mother - on the railway, the
oldest of four children. Baptized in the parish of St.
Mechanic secular education, and in 1991 he entered the
seminary in 1997 graduated theosophical education.
Ordained in Klivitsa and sent to the parish where he
worked for 5 years.
Mr. Beth - 6 years.
After the proposals to serve in Peru, Kazakhstan,
has chosen Russia, Siberia, Irkutsk diocese.
2007 - arrived in Russia. He studied at the University
of foreign languages and studied Russian and Chinese.
served in the cathedral not far from Irkutsk.
From 1956 to 1965. lived in the Byelorussian Soviet
then moved with his family in Poland.
After graduating from high school in 1974, he entered
the Major Seminary «Hosianum» in Olsztyn (Poland), from
which he graduated in 1980
He was ordained a priest on June 8, 1980, Cardinal
Primate of Poland Jozef Glemp. After ordination he
served as vicar in the cities Vidminy, Paslenk and
Klevki under Olsztyn, participated in the construction
of a new seminary in Olsztyn.
Since July 1990 he became rector and dean of the work
in-depth in the archdiocese of Minsk-Mogilev (Belarus).
October 13, 1999, Pope John Paul II appointed Auxiliary
Bishop Cyril Klimovich Minsk-Mogilev Archdiocese,
Titular Bishop of Arban (October 13, 1999 - April 17,
2003). Ordained a bishop December 4, 1999 in the Minsk
Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cardinal Kazimierz
In 1999 - 2003 gg. - The general vicar of the
archdiocese of Minsk-Mogilev and provost in Minsk.
April 17, 2003, Pope John Paul II appointed Bishop Cyril
Klimovich Ordinary Diocese of St. Joseph with the center
in Irkutsk. June 15, 2003 in Irkutsk Cathedral of the
Immaculate Heart of the Mother of God took the canonical
and liturgical inauguration of the ruling bishop.
On January 18, 2005 - Vice-Chairman of the Conference of
Catholic Bishops of Russia (KKER). Catechetical Leader
Commission and the Commission for inter-Christian and
interreligious dialogue and dialogue with non-believers.
He is fluent in Belarusian, Russian, Polish and Italian.
Born August 8, 1960 in Russi (Emilia-Romagna, Italy).
From 1985-1990 He was educated in philosophy and theology at
the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum).
He was ordained to the sacred dignity of December 22, 1990,
a doctorate in pastoral theology at the Lateran University
on "Catholics in Siberia: the origin of the persecution, the
present day" (Italian: «Cattolici in Siberia, le origini, le
In 1993-1998 - Dean of the central region of Siberia (now
the Diocese of the Transfiguration)
In 1998-2005 - vicar-general of the Priestly Fraternity of
Saint missionaries. Charles Borromeo, in charge of the work
of the movement «Comunione e Liberazione» in Russia (since
Since 2004 teaching at the St. Petersburg Seminary "Mary -
Queen of the Apostles," from 2006 was its rector.
September 21, 2007 appointed to the chair of the Mother of
God archdiocese in Moscow Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz
instead, which was transferred to the Archdiocese of
The episcopal ordination of Fr. Paolo Pezzi was held on 27
October 2007. The main konsekrantom was the predecessor of.
Pezzi at the head of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God -
Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, other konsekrantami -
Apostolic Nuncio Antonio Mennini, and chairman of the
Conference of Catholic Bishops in Russia Bishop Joseph Werth.
Also present at the consecration of bishops Clemens Pickel
Russia, Kirill Klimovich, Archbishop Tomash Peta of Astana
and Bishop of Parintins (Brazil), Giuliano Fridzheni.
After the consecration, with words of welcome to Bishop
Paolo Pezzi addressed Nuncio Antonio Mennini. Participating
in the liturgy of the Moscow Patriarchate DECR deputy
chairman Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, read greetings from
Patriarch Alexy II and Metropolitan Kirill. There were also
announced congratulations to the secular authorities and the
Chief Rabbi of Moscow Pinchas Goldschmidt.
In December 2007, Moscow high society magazine elite company
in connection with the "transfer to another country to
another department," Metropolitan Tadeusz and the
appointment of Fr. Paolo wrote about the latter: "He is
considered not only a brilliant scientist, but a thin, even
a skilled diplomat, whose appearance with apparent approval
was received in the Moscow Patriarchate. Especially the new
bishop has already supported the introduction of FOC at
school, and welcomed the establishment of the Institute of
Orthodox military chaplains in the army. At its same
position, as experts believe, the new hierarch will be much
less accessible than the previous limit communication with
the press, sostredotochiv effort (as most believe pessimists)
in the Archdiocese of giving covert status of a certain "Catholic"
Embassy in Moscow. <...> About the new bishop as saying
about a highly
gifted administrator and organizer. And it is quite
interesting that he belongs to the Order of the Brotherhood
of St. Charles Borromeo Missionaries, which sends priests
precisely where there is the greatest difficulties for
Catholic institutions, which may even be a threat to their
extinction. Probably, this is the see of the Vatican today
the situation in Russia. "
Joseph Alois Ratzinger was born on the eve of Passover
in the house at ul. Shulsshtrasse, 11, and became the third
and youngest child of Joseph Ratzinger Commissioner
gendarmerie and Maria Ratzinger. During World War II was
drafted into the division support staff air defense in
Munich. Participate in battles Ratzinger did not have. On
the approach of American troops had deserted and returned
home, but was soon arrested. In the POW camp had only a few
In 1941 became a member of the "Hitler Youth", in December
1939 after it was compulsory for all boys in Germany who was
14 years old. Soldier antiaircraft battalion.
1944 - Joined the Austrian Legion.
1945 - deserted on the approach the Allied armies.
1946-1951 - Higher education (theology and philosophy),
University of Munich.
June 29, 1951 received the priesthood. The ordination
performed in the cathedral Freising, Cardinal Faulhaber,
Michael - Archbishop of Munich and Freising.
1953 - defended his thesis on the heritage of St. Augustine
and became one of the best theologians in Germany.
Since 1959 - lecturer in theology at Bonn University.
Since 1966 - chief expert in dogmatic theology at the
University of Tuebingen. It tried to act as the main
ideological opponent radical Left in the midst of student
protests that swept the 1960s throughout Europe.
1972 - as opposed to anti-clerical publications founded the
theological journal «Communio», which still exists today.
c March 24 - Archbishop of Munich and Freising,
June 27 - Cardinal, was appointed by Pope Paul VI.
November 25, 1981 - headed the Congregation for the Doctrine
of the Faith (aka - Holy Inquisition, which was renamed in
1908 by Pope Pius X).
November 30, 2002 Ratzinger became dean of the College of
Cardinals. Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the first dean of the
College of Cardinals in 1555, who was elected pope.
Benedict XVI speaks fluent German, Italian, Latin, English
and Spanish and reads texts in Greek and Hebrew. (Download