‘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...]

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...]