Artist: Duccio Italian, Proto-Renaissance Master Born: Siena, Italy Died: Siena, Italy Title: The Madonna and Child with Angels Start Date: 1282 Completion Style: Proto Renaissance Genre: religious painting , from Iryna
St. Maria Goretti, child martyr & beautiful model of purity, chastity, love & forgiveness for our society today, called by Bl. Pope John Paul II "the Agnes of the 20th century." She forgave her murderer & helped him repent & turn back to his faith. St. Maria is the patroness of youth, young girls, purity, chastity, poverty, & forgiveness.