By John Grondelski

Pope St. John Paul II, who would have been 100 on May 18, presided over the marriage of his longtime friends Jerzy and Maria Gałkowski. The Gałkowskis recall their friend spending time with the students he taught and their meeting at the Vatican for their 25th anniversary.
Courtesy of personal collection, Jerzy and Maria Galkowski
Pope St. John Paul II, who would have been 100 on May 18, presided over the marriage of his longtime friends Jerzy and Maria Gałkowski. The Gałkowskis recall their friend spending time with the students he taught and their meeting at the Vatican for their 25th anniversary.

Professor Gałkowski was a scholar, teacher, helper, husband and father — and he was my friend.

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