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Saint Maximilian Kolbe bore witness at Auschwitz through an act of mercy that lingers in the heart and mind but also the soul. Many lovers of the Holy Rosary use The Immaculata Prayer he wrote on a daily basis, so his living testimony is never far from us and serves to edify our relationship with the Blessed Virgin Mary. THE IMMACULATA PRAYER BY ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE Pray for us, O Holy Mother of Godthat we may be worthy of the promises of Christ.O Immaculata, Queen of Heaven

Shock. They all felt it as they watched him step out of the line of prisoners and saw him take the hand of the torturer in his. They watched him bow and press his parched lips against the monster's pallid flesh. They saw the Nazi known as The Horror of Auschwitz quickly yank his hand away, recoiling from that brief, chaste kiss. The tension of that surreal moment reached a fever pitch. Then he softly spoke, "I am a Catholic priest." It was the end of July 1941

The Homily for the Canonization of St. Maximilian Kolbe was given by Pope Saint John Paul II on October 10, 1982. 150,000 people were in attendance at St. Peter's Square for the three-hour rite, including Franciszek Gajowniczek, a former the former Auschwitz prisoner that Saint Maximilian gave his life to save. The Homily for the Canonization of St. Maximilian Kolbe "Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends" (John 15:13). From today on, the

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