10 Saint Maximilian Kolbe Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 14)

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1. The starvation cell in Auschwitz Block 11 where Fr. Maximilian Kolbe was killed 74 years ago: http://t.co/PtOryHF9cM pic.twitter.com/dT9HQYht2p — Auschwitz Memorial (@AuschwitzMuseum) August 14, 2015 2. From Fr. Steve Grunow: In the midst of a world gone dark, Christ calls forth disciples, baptized in his name and consecrated to his mission. The saints are [Read More...]

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‘The martyrdom of his words led to the martyrdom of his life.’

A friend reminded me today that while we might lead with mercy, we never can forget about justice. We must always tell the truth, as Archbishop Chaput never tires of doing. And who better than St. Maximilian Kolbe, who was murdered at Auschwitz 72 years ago this week? Another friend, Fr. Roger Landry (@FrRogerLandry on [Read More...]

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Words to Live by from Prisoner #16670

“The thing to do now is to pray well to win as many souls as possible.” If he can say it at¬†Auschwitz, surely we can try to live it today. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, a priest who understood the power of the media for evangelization (he wrote and radio-ed), also advised: The real conflict is inner [Read More...]

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