John Paul II venerating the sacred body of St. Maria Goretti shortly after his election as Supreme Pontiff in July She was only in when she was stabbed to death while resisting a sexual assault. Maria Gorerri, Pray for us!
My Supernatural Experience with St. Maria Goretti
My Supernatural Experience with St. Maria Goretti | Get Fed | A Catholic Blog to Feed Your Faith
Thought for the Day – July 6 Maria was the daughter of a poor Italian tenant farmer she had no chance to go to school, never learned to read or write. So she may have had trouble with catechism but she had.
Saint Maria Goretti - Roman Catholic Saint, Virgin Martyr, Patroness of Purity. One of the youngest canonized saints, she is remembered for unconditionally forgiving the man who attacked and mortally wounded her when she refused his sexual advances.