• Welcome To Marytown

    The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown is a place of pilgrimage for the faithful dedicated to promoting the witness and life of St. Maximilian, a Conventual Franciscan friar and priest, martyred in the Holocaust. It is filled with artistic beauty, cultural and historical significance, and deep spiritual renewal.
    Our Mission:
    To serve the Gospel and the Church by forming Eucharistic disciples in prayer, evangelization, works of mercy, and Marian consecration in the spirit of St. Maximilian Kolbe.
    Light A Candle
    Mass and Prayer Intentions
  • A SPECIAL PLACE OF PRAYER

    The National Shrine includes the Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, an educational Holocaust exhibit, and the relics of Saint Maximilian, a full service Retreat & Conference Center and the biggest Christian Bookstore and Gift Shop between Chicago and Milwaukee!