Maria Goretti

Maria Teresa Goretti 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... Wikipedia

  • Born:  October 16, 1890, Corinaldo, Province of Ancona, Marche, Kingdom of Italy
  • Died:  July 06, 1902, Nettuno, Province of Rome, Lazio, Kingdom of Italy
  • Beatified:  April 27, 1947, Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City by Pope Pius XII
  • Canonized:  June 24, 1950, Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City by Pope Pius XII
  • Major shrine:  Nettuno, Province of Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • Feast:  July 6 (General Roman Calendar & Passionist Calendar)
  • Attributes:  14 lilies, farmer's clothing
  • Patronage:  Victims of rape, crime victims, teenage girls, modern youth, Children of Mary
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo