July 6—St. Maria Goretti

July 6—St. Maria Goretti

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July 6—St. Maria Goretti
  • Maria Goretti: The Story of the Patroness of Modern Youth

    The story of Saint Maria Goretti is retold in this beautifully made film from Italy. It explains the plight of the poor laborers of the time, struggling to survive in a swampy area with rampant malaria and extreme poverty. Luigi and Assunta Goretti keep their faith despite the hardship, and they ...

  • Saint Maria Goretti: Fourteen Flowers of Pardon

    This is the true story of a young virgin's ultimate act of love. On her deathbed, eleven year old Maria Goretti forgave Alessandro Serenelli, the man who mortally stabbed her because she resisted his attempted rape. Alessandro was sentenced to thirty years in prison for murdering Maria, and after...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Maria Goretti

    Known for her virtue of purity, follow the story of a lovely young Italian woman who understood her own dignity and value, as well as the horror of sin. Due to finances, two families shared one country home. The teenage boy of one family, Alessandro, grew up with pornography, and little parental ...