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The history of the village and parish of Święte.

(translated by google translate - not corrected yet)

Vllage was recorded the first time in 1298 as a bona Arnoldi de Wladow, 1414 - Swenten, 1495 - Swyathe, in german - Schwenten.

For the first time the settlement was mentioned in 1298 as a good of knight Arnold de Wladow . It lied within the limits of the Commandery of Radzyńs and for nearly two centuries belonged to the family of de Wladow. In the years 1422-1441 Grand Master Paul Russdorf Chelmno law gave the new owners of the property: Cintze von Clement (of Plemiąt) and Hans Schoff. The assignment also lists the parish priest, who received four fields of (drag). Probably the late fourteenth and fifteenth century settlement was given its present name - the Holy, which was isolated part of the property known as Władówką. During the Polish-Teutonic War in 1414, located in the feast of Władówka Kuzna mansion was burned to the ground. In 1454 it is mentioned as the owner of the Holy Jakusz. About half of the sixteenth century the family owned Brochockich.

The parish was probably at the turn of the thirteenth and fourteenth century, when the parish church was built, as recorded in sources in 1366, the original church was destroyed during the Thirteen Years' War. Canonical visitation of the late sixteenth century, and the deacon thatch of 1670, confirms the ruins of the church. It is currently built in 1723 or in 1736, the village founded by the owner of Wenceslas Kozlowski. Instytuowanym first pastor of the newly built church was Fr. A-dempski. Dedication of the new church with the title of Saint. Barbara (the call of the previous church unknown) made July 13, 1738 łasiński dean Fr. Ludwig Dittmar. In 1867 the parish had 1150 worshipers. The church was renovated in 1918, and then, carefully, in the years 1962-1966, and in the nineties.

At the end of World War I Treaty of Versailles in 1919, established Polish-German border, leaving the part of the German side of the parish (Little Tymawa, Wałdowo and German settlement of cams).

From 1945 to 1993 Świętejako treatment belonged to the parish Zawda-Jankowice in decane Grudziądz. Until 1953, supported by the parish priest of Szynwałdu (Father Boniecki) and other priests from the area.

martyrdom of Poles during the Nazi occupation did not spare the parish of the Sacred. The parish priest, Fr. Gregorkiewicz Leon was arrested in October 1939 he was imprisoned first in Łasin, in the next few days in Grudziadz and Chelmno, where deported in early November 1939 in the village around brackets and murdered.

27 October 1939, he was arrested by the Gestapo Constantine saffron - Head of a primary school in the feast until 1929 (and later a teacher in Plesewie) and jailed in Grudziadz. Terminally ill with beatings and wyziębnięcia exempted from the Gestapo prison and sent to the hospital, where he died on 28 February 1940 and was buried in the cemetery in Grudziadz.

Church of the Holy closed in September 1939 L, was opened only at the end of December 1943 KsiądzAlfons Strzyżewicz, vicar zŁasina, after the opening of the church found a monstrance, 3 cups and tin. They were able not suitable for use in the liturgy. During the war, this monstrance chalice ijeden lost. Pastoral care of the parish in the feast to end the occupation and celebrated by Fr. Joseph Theobald. Since Fr. First Koszalka obsługiwałjednocześnie six parishes, so worship in the church at the feast was celebrated by him rarely. The entries in the parish that occasionally Sunday worship and funerals celebrated the feast, and priests from Eq ież Łasin, Kisiel c, Lipinek.


(Source: Diecezja Toruńska - historia i teraźniejszość. t. 12 - Dekanat Łasiński; praca zbiorowa pod red. ks. St. Kardasza; Toruń 1997)