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Maximillian Kolbe

Martyr of Charity

By: McCurry OFM Conv, Fr James E

Format: A6 Booklet

Dimensions: 10.5cm by 14.8cm

ISBN : 9781860828713

Number of Pages: 64

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Publication Date: 29 Jul 2013

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Product Code: B753


A new biography of the famous martyr of the death camps. The Franciscan priest-martyr Maximilian Kolbe died at Auschwitz in 1941.

This interpretative biography is based upon his writings and first-hand testimonies from people who knew him. Many of these witnesses the author himself has known and interviewed, including the man for whom Fr. Kolbe sacrificed his life, Franciszek Gajowniczek.

About the author

Fr. James E. McCurry, O.F.M. Conv., is Minister Provincial of St. Anthony Province of the Franciscan Friars Conventual in Ellicott City, Maryland. Also the Past President of the Mariological Society of America, and an appointee to the Pontifical International Marian Academy.