A Man Who Literally Sacrificed His Life for Another

What 2 crowns did St. Maximilian Kolbe accept from the Blessed Virgin Mary?

  • Virginity: He never married and instead became a Catholic priest.
  • Martyrdom: He gave his life in exchange for the life of the father of a family.

What does the bible say about sacrificing your life for another?

  • “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for another.”- John 15:13
  • “Indeed, only with difficulty does one die for a just person, though perhaps for a good person one might even find courage to die. But God proves his love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.” -Romans 5:7-8