Sunday, August 14, 2011

Saint Maximilian Kolbe

Bl. Pope John Paul II Laying Wreath at St. Maximilian Kolbe's cell

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Raymond Kolbe, born January 8, 1894

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Painting of Father Maximilian Kolbe in Nagasaki, Japan

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Father Maximilian document issued in 1940 by the German authorities

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Francis Gajowniczek photos from the camp records
St. Maximilian Kolbe took Francis Gajowniczek's place so that Francis could live instead.

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Drawing of St. Francis of Assisi with St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Pope Benedict XVI visiting St. Maximilian Kolbe's Cell

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe Pray for Us!

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3 comments:

Richard Collins said...

Excellent pictorial Esther, we obviously like the same saints.

Anonymous said...

Thanks, Esther. Most of the pictures, I am seeing for the first time. Fr. Stan spoke about St. Maximillian during the homily this morning. +JAN SZTABA, who was a member of my parish, St. Peter the Apostle in Dallas, lived with Fr. Kolbe in the concentration camp.
Mary Jane

Esther G. said...

I think so Richard :-)

MJ, that is so interesting!!!