Stanisław Szymecki was born on January 26, 1924, in Katowice, Poland. He was ordained a priest on July 3, 1947, dedicating his life to serving the Roman Catholic Church.
Bishop of Kielce
On March 27, 1981, Szymecki was appointed as the bishop of the Diocese of Kielce. He was consecrated on April 12, 1981, stepping into a role of greater responsibility and influence within the Church.
Archdiocese of Białystok
Szymecki's service and dedication led to another significant appointment, this time to the Archdiocese of Białystok, on May 15, 1993. This marked another milestone in his ecclesiastical career, overseeing a larger territory and a greater number of parishes and clergy.
After years of devoted service, Szymecki retired from the Archdiocese of Białystok on November 16, 2000. Even in retirement, he remained a respected figure in the Church, known for his decades of pastoral care and leadership.
Stanisław Szymecki passed away in Białystok on September 26, 2023, at the age of 99, leaving behind a legacy of faith and devotion that touched countless lives throughout his years of service.