Saints & Angels

Maximilian Kolbe

SKU: 9780809166374
Vendor: Paulist Press
Saint of Auschwitz


Author: Elaine Murray Stone

Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish friar who founded the Militia o the Immaculate and two monasteries and who wrote and published periodicals and newspapers, became a political prisoner in Auschwitz in 1941. He offered his life in place of another man condemned to death, and in so doing became a martyr to the truth - the truth about religion and about Nazism adn Communism as despicable political systems.

This is the story of the life of this most remarkable mand, a life that teaches us all about sanctity, perseverance, self-sacrifice and Christian love.  He was canonized in 1982.

Paperback, 1997, 5.4 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches, 128 Pages

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