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Kolbe and the KommandantTwo Worlds in CollisionA dual biography of Maximilian Maria Kolbe, O.F.M. Conv.and Rudolph Franz Hoess, Kommandant Auschwitz Concentration CampOswiecim, PolandIt focuses on the years between 1894 and 1982.
HARDCOVERWith copious use of Saint Maksymilian's original writings and of testimonies given by his confreres and people who knew him in Poland and Japan, this biography presents the Saint's life, mission, and martyrdom in the historical and cultural context in which he lived. Written in a narrative style, the biography is anchored on primary sou...
Author: Claude Foster. Softcover edition. This biography by the late Professor Claude Foster is THE definitive work on the life of St. Maximilian Kolbe. 779 pages of information, including much of the saint's correspondence with his family, the Franciscan Friars, and Polish dignitaries of his day. The book contains a section of unique photograp...
Maximilian Kolbe: Authentic FranciscanInterpretative essays by Fr. Anselm W. Romb, OFM CONV. Chapters1 An Opening Prayer2 Single-minded, Whole-hearted, Full-powered3 The Mystery of Grace in Nature: Francis and Maximilian4 What I Wonder About Maximilian5 Father to the Man6 The Human Side of the Saint7 He Loved His Order8 What is a "Conventual" Fr...
My Personal Reflections of St. Maximilian KolbeBy Br. Symforian Czeslaw Kondrat, OFM CONVTranslated by the Very Rev. John P. Grigus, OFM CONV.Brother Symforian's Personal Reflection on the Life of St. Maximilian Kolbe is a relatively short literary work but rich in its content. He has the ability, rarely seen, to take the reader with him and per...
First edition compiled by Fr. George M. Domanski, OFM CONV., and translated by Fr. Rehis N. Barwig. New edition adapted and edited by Bro. Charles Madden, OFM CONV., and Daniel Gallio. Forewords by Most Reverend Fulton J. Sheen and Fr. Patrick Greenough, OFM CONV.
VOLUME 1: LETTERSVOLUME 2: VARIOUS WRITINGSThe Martyr of Charity, St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe (1894-1941), before his death inthe Auschwitz concentration camp, had a full and fruitful life.The Polish-born Franciscan Friar had spent the previous twenty-three years as a priest,evangelizer, media mogul, social commentator, missionary and religious r...