Summoned by German Socialists, canon priest Father Maksymilian Raszeja was arrested with 18 fellow canon priests. Transported to Tczew, they were tortured and executed, on October 20, 1939. Also killed by the invaders during World War II, Father Raszeja's two brothers: Franciszek, a doctor, and Leon, mayor of Toruń.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!