Happy Feast Day
Saint Maria Goretti
1890 – 1902
Feast day: July 6 (New), July 9 (Trad)
Patronage: Crime victims, teenage girls, modern youth, Children of Mary
St. Maria Goretti is an Italian virgin-martyr of the Roman Catholic Church and is one of its youngest canonized saints. She died from multiple stab wounds inflicted by her attempted rapist after she refused to submit to him.
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