Small Polish Town Gears Up for Beatification of Entire Family Killed For Sheltering Jews

Around 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, a woman approached the Ulma family grave in a Markowa cemetery, bowed her head, and prayed. She was there primarily to visit her mother’s grave on the anniversary of her death, but also to pay respects to the Ulma family, knowing that her father had played music at Józef and Wiktoria Ulma’s wedding in 1935.