• Welcome To Marytown

    The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown is a place of pilgrimage for the faithful and is dedicated to promoting the witness and life of St. Maximilian, a Conventual Franciscan friar and priest, martyred in the Holocaust. Located in the Archdiocese of Chicago, Marytown is a very special place filled with artistic beauty, cultural and historical significance, and spiritual renewal.
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    The National Shrine includes the Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, an educational Holocaust exhibit, and the relics of Saint Maximilian, as well as a full service Retreat & Conference Center and the biggest Christian Bookstore between Chicago and Milwaukee!