• 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 deep spiritual renewal.
    Light A Candle
    Mass and Prayer Intentions
    Enroll in the
    Father's Day Novena 

    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 and Gift Shop between Chicago and Milwaukee!