Son of Tomas and Petronela Górecki. Joined the army at age 17 fight in the Polish-Bolshevik war. Following his service, he entered the seminary, graduating with honors, and being ordained on 1 July 1928. Curate in Leszno, Poland. Prefect of the seminary in Kozmin and Wolsztyn. Assigned in 1933 to work with the Polish community in Gdansk, Poland, serving as chaplain to several organizations. On 1 September 1939, the day Nazi Germany invaded Poland, Father Bronislaw and other priests were arrested, beaten and sent to a series of concentration camps. Executed for being actively Catholic. Martyr.
- shot on Good Friday 22 March 1940 in a field outside the Stutthof concentration camp near Sztutowo, Pomorskie, Poland
- in 1946 he and others in the mass grave were exhumed and re-buried in a cemetery in the Gdansk district of Zaspa, Poland
- “Blessed Marian Górecki“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 March 2016. Web. 19 January 2017. <>