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Maximilian Kolbe

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Transcript of Maximilian Kolbe

Where he went to school
About his life
Who were his parents?
Work he did
When he did the work
How he responded to Jesus' call to discipleship

"Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

this is a bible passage, from Matthew 5:10.
"That night I asked the mother of God what was to become of me. Then she came to me holding two crowns, one white, the other red, she asked if i was willing to accept either of these crowns. the white one meant that I should persevere in purity, and the red one meant that i should become a martyr. I said I would accept them both."

Time of death
When he died
He died on August 14 1941
Maximilian Kolbe
Where and when did he live
How he died
What he did in his life
Raymond Kolbe, born 8 January 1894
He was born in Poland
1910 Franciscan Priest
He had a doctorate in theology and philosophy
He built the monastery in japan
India where he furthered the movement
He contracted tuberculosis, became to frail and had to return home
His father was Juliusz Kolbe and his mother was Maria Dąbrowska
Did he have any siblings?
He was one of four children, whose names were: Walenty Kolbe, Franciszek Kolbe, Andrzej Kolbe, Józef Kolbe
St Maximilian Kolbe lived in many places so that he could spread the word, but these are just a few of the places where he lived for a small amount of time:
He went to a college and university in Rome
In 1918 he became a priest
St Maximilian Kolbe sacrificed his own life for the life of a young husband and father, when on July 31 1941 three prisoners escaped and for the punishment10 men were chosen to die and the brave priest offered his own life for the life of another. he was the last to die, having survived two weeks of starvation, thirst and neglect St Maximilian Kolbe died on August 14th 1941 at the age of 47.
Modern Day Martyr
In 1910 he became a Franciscan, taking the name Maximilian. He studied in Rome and was ordained in 1919. He returned to Poland and taught Church History in a seminary. Maximilian built a friary just west of Warsaw, which eventually housed 762 Franciscan.
How he responded to Jesus' call
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