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Born in Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy, on October 16 1890; her farmworker father moved his family to Ferrier di Conca, near Anzio. Her father died of malaria and her mother had to struggle to feed her children. In 1902 an eighteen-year-old neighbor, Alexander, grabbed her from her steps and tried to rape her. When Maria said that she would rather died than submit, Alexander began stabbing her with a knife. As she lay in the hospital, she ... Continue Reading

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  1. Blade and Blood
    6 years ago

    I have proudly taken Maria Goretti as my Catholic saint name. ^^ Ever since, I feel like her reincarnation. :P A proud feeling because I have her kind and forgiving heart... so what if I'm a little darker. ;)

    This was a very helpful source for me. :)

    Ironically Yours. <3

  2. Remy
    6 years ago

    Hi Im remy and I post a comment last time and its not here! And I think that this website is so interesting because we had to do this project and we had to pick our own saints and chose Maria because shes a good model to everyone..... Thank u

  3. lois saah ntim
    6 years ago


  4. melissa
    6 years ago

    yes, at school my teacher said that i have to pick a saint name and didn't know what to pick so i picked saint maria. there are saint cecilia, saint flora, saint anne, saint eliazabeth but i wanted to pick this instead.

  5. francel
    6 years ago

    her story is so wonderful. She is My report..

  6. Jim
    6 years ago

    Happy name (Confirmation) day, Kat!!!

  7. Nino
    6 years ago

    She is so needed a world of worship of the flesh seems paramount..I am blessed to have a first class relic of this most cherished child of God.

  8. Marian Magno
    6 years ago

    Hello My name is Marian Magno i'm serching you because my Christian Living Teacher said to search you...

  9. Jensen
    6 years ago

    Maria is the saint that i find the most inspiring...she seems to be the one that most teen girls can look up to!

  10. Charlotte
    6 years ago

    A Really Inspiring Story. This girl has been through alot.

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