Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Saint Maria Goretti

He loves, He hopes, He waits. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep us waiting an instant.

    Facts about St. Maria Goretti

  • Born in Italy in 1890 to a poor farming family
  • Refused to submit to impure advances of a boy and prayed for him and forgave him even after he stabbed her
  • The boy converted in prison after seeing a vision of Maria forgiving him.