Franciscan Voice

Saint Maximilian M Kolbe: His Story

August 12, 2022

Saint Maximilian Kolbe OFM Conv. was a Polish Conventual Franciscan Friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz. Kolbe was canonized in 1982 by St. Pope John Paul II who declared Saint Maximilian Kolbe to be a Martyr of Charity. He is considered the patron saint of families, journalists, prisoners, drug-addicts, and the pro-life movement. Here is his story.

(Friar Solanus Mary's recording was produced by Christian Media Trust for South East Radio - both located in Wexford, Ireland)

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