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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. Abraham
    4 years ago

    St. Maria Goretti's life is a real challenge to the young children of today.

  2. alliza10
    4 years ago

    i try my best to find this now i found it i search everyday for this :)

  3. abbie logue
    4 years ago

    Maria Goretti is the most saddening story i have every heard! she is my idol her name is my confirmation name bc her story touches my heart

  4. Jenitta Johny
    4 years ago

    I think she's very inspiring. I am admired by her story. she's great!

  5. Genesis Valencia
    4 years ago

    I love Maria I was touched by her story and i think she is very brave and im 12 right now and I chose her as my confirmation name and I love the name Maria.

  6. Margarita
    4 years ago

    Maria Gorettis' story totally inspired me cuz she chose to stay pure and die then to live with the sin that wouldn't have been her fault.

  7. alexxus
    4 years ago

    i can't believe she stood up to him like that! she is an amazing person

  8. Alex
    4 years ago

    wow. She is so inspiring. I'm using Maria for my Confirmation!

  9. Raychel
    4 years ago

    i think that maria is one of the most inspiring people i have ever heard of....shes my new idol and im definitely choosing for her for conformation!

  10. toni
    4 years ago

    i chose her for confirmation, i had to do some research , she is an amazing person , she is my idol , she defiantly deserves to be a saint , im glad shes part of my name too(:

  11. Cammie
    4 years ago

    Oh, wow. She definitely deserves to be a saint.

  12. Rachel
    4 years ago

    Wow she is incredible im choosing her for confirmation i just dont know how i will be able to read my report in front of 2nd graders

  13. Selena
    4 years ago

    Oh gosh, after checking out all female saints. I'll choose her. :)

  14. Brianna Garcia
    4 years ago

    i would never have the guts to forgive someone for raping and killing me. i choose her for my confirmation.

  15. caralee
    4 years ago

    i chose her for my confirmation project

  16. alyce
    4 years ago

    Ever since i was in middle school, i thought maria was such a good example, and even in high school today i still pick her for my saints day reports

  17. Rose McKenna
    4 years ago

    I love St. Maria Goretti. She is a bright example for today's society.

  18. Miranda
    4 years ago

    This is my favorite saint and i picked her for my essay!!! :)

  19. Cecilia
    4 years ago

    this is y i chose her!

  20. lilshawtyy
    4 years ago

    omg i chosse dizz saint fer a class essay


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