Media mentions and reviews

Just Call Me Jerzy, review by Geraldine Bereziuk Lowrey, September 26, 2019, Am-Pol Eagle

Podróż z Jerzym in the Catholic magazine Przewodnik Katolicki, July 22, 2018

Just Call Me Jerzy, review by Mike Wisniewski, April 2018, Catholic Agitator, Los Angeles Catholic Worker (page 3)

TV interview with Judith Kelly, Telewizja Republika – Polska na Dzień Dobry, June 15, 2017 (Polish and English)

On the trail of Polish peacemaker, April 29, 2017, Pittsburgh Catholic

Author presents book on Polish activist priest, April 2017, The Duquesne Duke

A life to inspire us all, review by Scott Schaeffer-Duffy, The Catholic Radical, June-July 2017 (page 6)

Review by Scott Wright, director of Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach (Washington, D.C.), April 23, 2017

Excerpt: “… In this beautiful and carefully crafted book, [Kelly] tells the story of Fr. Jerzy Popiełuszko (1947–1984), a Polish priest assassinated by secret police agents of the Polish government for his courageous defense of the Solidarity workers’ movement and his outspoken denunciations of the oppressive military regime. In the course of telling this inspiring story, the author manages to tell her own. …

“But the book is so much more than a personal journey to discover one’s roots; it is also a profound journey of faith – and a shared one at that. In writing this book, Judith Kelly has opened a world that will be new to many readers, and one that is profoundly moving and significant, especially for our times.”