Aug 14 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Kolbe Martyr for the Immaculate
Homily #130814b ( 09min) Play - Fr. Joachim on the exemplary life of St Maximilian Kolbe, Martyr. He points out that he too had to overcome faults and grow in grace as he grew in his devotion to Mary. He joined the Conventual Franciscans and gathered an army of friars around him to use the mass media to spread devotion to Our Lady for the salvation of souls. Finally he was martyred by the Nazis in their death camp after offering himself in place of a condemned criminal.
Mass: St. Maximilian Kolbe - Feast - Form: OF
1st: Ezk 18:2
Resp: psa 116:1017
2nd: 1jo 3:1318
Gsp: joh 15:1217