"The Holy Eucharist is the
perfect expression of the
love of Jesus Christ for man."
St Maria Goretti
Italy, 1902 +
Martyr at age 12 in defense of her virginity
Patron of Youth
FEAST DAY - July 6
"Even if she had not been a martyr,
she would still have been a saint,
so holy was her everyday life" (Cardinal Salotti).
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Sta Maria Goretti, ora pro nobis!