St Maximilian Kolbe Books

Kolbe: Saint of the Immaculata edited by Bro. Francis M. Kalvelage, FI.
This is an excellent collection of studies of the life of St Maximilian, by various authors, which gives a very rounded picture of the saint. It’s more than a biography, since it also gives us some insights into the inner life of Maximilian and the effect he had on other people. It also details his martyrdom and the impact his ideas and life had have on society. For anyone looking for an overview of his life, this is a good place to start. Kolbe: Saint of the Immaculata – UK and Europe

Saint Maximilian Kolbe, by Antonio Ricciardi, OFM Conv. This biography of St. Maximilian Kolbe is the most complete one in the English language. It contains a most moving and reliable account of the holy life and heroic death of this martyr of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Saint Maximilian Kolbe, by Fr. Jeremiah J Smith. Saint Maximilian Kolbe – Knight of the Immaculata shows the amazing deeds which Our Lady will accomplish through a person who consecrates himself to her. It is a book to inspire many more Catholics to consecrate themselves to Mary Immaculate – confident that through them too she will do great things!