In 1941, St. Maximilian was arrested and placed in a Nazi death camp. Shortly after, he died at Auschwitz, from a lethal injection, when he bartered his own life for a man’s who had a family.
St. Maximilian is the patron saint of journalists, families, and the chemically addicted.
You can read more about the saint here.
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