NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE
During the Jubilee Year 2000, the National Conference of Catholic Bishops
designated Marytown as the National Shrine of
St. Maximilian Kolbe.
Pilgrims are welcome to venerate the relics of this
Polish Conventual Franciscan priest, publisher, theologian and evangelist.
His life of charity and heroic death in the Auschwitz death camp is
commemorated in our
Maximilian is considered the patron of journalists, families, prisoners,
the pro-life movement and those afflicted with chemical dependency and
ARE YOU CALLED TO CONSECRATE YOUR LIFE to the Blessed
Virgin Mary? Contact the
Militia of the Immaculata
national center at Marytown for more information.
Marytown/St. Maximilian Kolbe Shrine
1600 West Park Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048-2593
847-367-7800, ext. 225
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for details or reservations.