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July 6, St Maria Goretti

-ChristianTimes Maria Teresa Goretti (Italian pronunciation: [maˈriːa teˈrɛːza ɡoˈretti]; October 16, 1890 – July 6, 1902) is an Italian virgin-martyr of the Catholic Church, and one of the youngest …More
-ChristianTimes Maria Teresa Goretti (Italian pronunciation: [maˈriːa teˈrɛːza ɡoˈretti]; October 16, 1890 – July 6, 1902) is an Italian virgin-martyr of the Catholic Church, and one of the youngest saints to be canonized. She was born to a farming family. Her father died when she was nine, and they had to share a house with another family, the Serenellis. Maria took over household duties while her mother, brothers, and sister worked in the fields.
One afternoon, Alessandro, the Serenellis' twenty-year-old son, made sexual advances to her. When she refused to submit to him, he stabbed her fourteen times. She was taken to the hospital but she died forgiving him. He was arrested, convicted, and jailed. During imprisonment, he repented. After 27 years he was released from prison and visited her mother to beg forgiveness, which she granted. He later became a lay brother in a monastery, dying in 1970. She was beatified in 1947, and canonized in 1950. She is especially venerated in the …More
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Maria Goretti (Optional Memorial)
Our Lady of Akita

Angela of Bohemia
Augustin-Joseph Desgardin
Christopher Solino
Cyril of Thessaloniki
Dominica of Campania
Gervais
Giusto of Condat
Goar of Aquitaine
Macrine of Niort
Maria Theresia Ledóchowska
Monenna
Nazaria Ignacia March y Mesa
Noyala of Brittany
Palladius of Ireland
Petrus Wang Zuolung
Romulus of Fiesole
Saxburgh of Ely
Sisoes the …More
Maria Goretti (Optional Memorial)
Our Lady of Akita

Angela of Bohemia
Augustin-Joseph Desgardin
Christopher Solino
Cyril of Thessaloniki
Dominica of Campania
Gervais
Giusto of Condat
Goar of Aquitaine
Macrine of Niort
Maria Theresia Ledóchowska
Monenna
Nazaria Ignacia March y Mesa
Noyala of Brittany
Palladius of Ireland
Petrus Wang Zuolung
Romulus of Fiesole
Saxburgh of Ely
Sisoes the Great
Suzanne Agathe de Loye
Thomas Alfield
Tranquillinus of Rome

Martyrs of Campania – 23 sains
Martyrs of Fiesole – 5 saints

Asteio of Durres
Attalein of Menoux
Bertharius of Menoux
Gredfyw
Modwenna of Burton-upon-Trent
Rictiovarus of Gaul