Feast of Saint Maximilian Kolbe

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  1. An anecdote about Maximilian’s childhood is well known.

    He told his mother that Our Lady had appeared to him and offered him a choice between two crowns. In one hand she held a white crown, representing purity; in the other, a red crown, signifying martyrdom.

    Maximilian’s mother asked him which one he chose.

    “Both,” he said.

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