Dates: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Place: Niebieszczany, Poland

This is our third family gathering. Previous took place in 2007 and 2011. In each involved more than 140 people.

This time we meet to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the death of Kazimierz Szelka from Prusiek. He was killed outside his house hit by a bullet from a gun attackers from UPA (Ukrainian nationalists organization).


  Maria and Kazimierz Szelka


Meeting plan:

  • 3 pm -visits to family graves at the cemetery in Niemieszczany
  • Mass in the church in Prusiek. 4 pm
  • Communal photography
  • Dinner and party in Prusiek

Please as soon as possible to confirm your presence it will make the organization of the event easier for us.

The form of subscriptions

Payment must be made no later than 31 July 2016. After this date we will not leave anyone outside, but please understand that we need to have time to plan and make purchases.

Registration fee: 50 zł per adult, children 25 zł (costs relate mainly to food and drinks, so we do not give ages; each one of you should decide how much you should pay for his child).

Payments can be transferred:

1) on account mBank 37 1140 2004 0000 3102 3606 9033 (please indicate in the description: "Family Gathering 2016" and the names of the participants you are paying for)

2) Cash at Władysława Błaszczak in Niebieszczany

Only three requests:

1) please inform about the reunion all the family members who do not use the Internet or Facebook; We will not send printed invitations

2) invite all members of the family that you do not see on the guest list on FB;

3) please help in translating English texts of this event so that the American branch of our family also could be updated with news about the Gathering.


Andrzej Szelka