St Maximilian Kolbe is a conventual franciscan Friar. He has a ver special devotion to our lady of lourdes. Please pray for me as you go to vist the shrine of our lady. I visit local shrines here in the philippines. I love to walk and it gives me time to think and observe human life as it is lived in our Filipino context. I am 26 years old and presently studying my theology as a preparation for the holy priesthood. I feel honored to meeet someone who if from the country of my dear St. Therese of the child Jesus and of St. Bernaddete of lourdes. I would humbly ask your prayer for my perseverance. Let us praise the Lord!