St. Maximilian Kolbe

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe priest and martyr who devoted his life to Our Lady and Jesus and gave his life for the sake of another in Auschwitz concentration camp.  He died on the eve of Our Lady's great Feast of the Assumption. 

Below is the performance of Gorecki Symphony No. 3 "Sorrowful Songs" - Lento e Largo.  A Music Memorial Film from Auschwitz". For the first time since its liberation, permission was granted for music to be heard in Auschwitz and a number of leading musicians were brought there to perform music for the film.

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