The following is a list of the pastors for the parish of Pieranie, archdiocese of Gniezno. The dates reflect the year(s) the priest was assigned to the church in Pieranie. In some instances information not pertaining to Pieranie is included next to the priests' names.
The names and dates were taken from the book, Sanktuarium Maryjne w Pieraniu by Katarzyna Hewner, 1998, Dąbrowa Biskupia, and were transcribed and translated by Debbie Greenlee.
NAME OF PRIEST DATE IN PIERANIE Mikołaj 1325-1327 Mikołaj from the heraldic family of Jastrzębiec XIV - XV centuries Jan Zaremba 1419 Jakub Wolski 1469 Marcin Zieleniewski 1578 Marcin from Lubień 1621-1622 Jacek Franciszek Centalski 1698-1712 Piotr Paweł Mieszkowski, pastor in Kobielice; temporary administrator 1712 Theodor Ruthen, reformer 1712 Andrzej Zawałowicz, vicar in Inowrocław 1712 Adam Marcin Umiński, from the heraldic family of Cholewa; born 1685; canon in Włocławek; pastor-curator; died 1720 1712-1720 Marcin Piotr Grobelski, born 1691; from 1717 was the vicar in Pieranie; became pastor of Pieranie in 1720; died 1736 1720-1736 Jan Paweł Sadowicz, born 1683 in Bąkowo; canon in Kruszwica 1760; died 1763 1737-1763 Stanisław Paciorkowski 1763-1767 Andrzej Raffleski 1768-1769 Wojciech Żurawski, born 1705; rector in Kobielice 1763; deacon in Gniewkowo; died 1785 1770-1785 Ambrozy Dziczkiewicz, born 1741 in Inowrocław; rector in Kobielice; 1786-1809 Franciszek Piekarski, temporary administrator; died 1813 1809-1813 Jakub Bewicz 1813-1826 Celestyn Schwartz, pastor-curator in Brudnia (1824-1830) 1826-1827 Józef Petrykowski, pastor-curator 1827 Jan Łukowski, pastor in Górze; pastor-curator 1828-1832 Walenty Żarniewicz, temporary administrator; then temporary administrator in Siedlimowo 1832-1836 Antoni Amman, temporary administrator; from 1849 temporary administrator in Chełmce 1836-1850 Jan Łukowski (again) 1851 Augustyn Bulmajer 1852 Stanisław Rosiński, pastor in Brudnia (1831-1859); deacon in Gniewkowo 1852-1856 Józef Jezierski, vicar in Grabie; pastor in Chlewiska (1861-1902); from 1902 pastor in Orlów 1856 Sergot 1856-1859 Jozafat Pniewski 1859-1867 Jan Lizak, pastor-curator, Fr. "majowczyk"; afterwards chaplain in Polish colony in Berlin 1867-1877 No continuous assignment of priests 1877-1897 Wojciech Szadziński, temporary administrator from 1906; pastor in Gozdowo 1897-1906 Mieczysław Bielawski, born 1879; mansjonarz in parish church in Poznan, temporary administrator in Pieranie from 1906; pastor in Pieranie 1909; canon at the Collegiate Church of św. Jerzego in Gniezno; professor at the Priest’s Seminary in Gniezno 1921; died 1923 1906-1917 Stanisław Tylewicz, born in Krotoszyn 1877; from 1923 pastor in Siedlce 1917-1923 Tadeusz Farulewski, born in Czempin; temporary administrator in Brudnia from 1931 where he erected a church 1925; died in Stutthoff concentration camp 19 April 1940 1923-1939 Kazimierz Gliński, born 1911 in Kruszwica; pastor in Kościel Kujawski (1958-1965); died 1967 1948-1958 Łucjan Żgorzelak, born 1923 in Września; canon (as part of a group) in Collegiate church in Kruszwica 1988; died November 22, 2006 in Gniezno 1958-1999 Wojciech Czechyra 1999-
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