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St Maria Goretti

St Maria Goretti Childhood | Source: http://www.mariagoretti.org/mariabio.htm

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Saint Maria Goretti - the patron saint of chastity, rape victims, youth, teenage girls, poverty, purity and forgiveness. Feast day - July 6.

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Maria Goretti, 1890-1902, is a martyr of the Roman Catholic Church, one of the youngest canonized saints. She died from multiple stab wounds inflicted by her attempted rapist after she refused to submit to him. After his release, Alessandro Serenelli visited Maria's still-living mother, Assunta, and begged her forgiveness. Serenelli later became a laybrother of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, living in a monastery and working as its receptionist and gardener until dying peacefully in…

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Pray4Us2day #Saint Maria Goretti (Jul. 6) - Martyr, her mother and murderer attended canonization! Patron of rape and crime victims.

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photograph of Saint Maria Goretti, c.1902

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from The Catholic Company

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St. Maria Goretti - one of the youngest canonized saints ever. Patronness of children and purity.

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Born on Oct. 16th, 1890 Saint Maria Goretti - Italian Patron Saint of Rape Survivors and the embodiment of forgiveness

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