"The Holy Eucharist is the perfect expression of the love of Jesus Christ for man." ~ St. Maria Goretti

"The Holy Eucharist is the perfect expression of the love of Jesus Christ for man." ~ St. Maria Goretti

Vintage Catholic Relic Reliquary Saint St. Maria Goretti Virgin Martyr

Vintage Catholic Relic Reliquary Saint St. Maria Goretti Virgin Martyr

8 1/2 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet w/ St. Maria Goretti medal charm. 8 1/2 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet with a St. Maria Goretti charm. St. Maria Goretti. 100% Handmade in the United States, Lifetime No-Tarnish Guarantee. Gold-Filled Medal. Brass bangle with "Hamilton Gold" gold plating.

8 1/2 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet w/ St. Maria Goretti medal charm. 8 1/2 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet with a St. Maria Goretti charm. St. Maria Goretti. 100% Handmade in the United States, Lifetime No-Tarnish Guarantee. Gold-Filled Medal. Brass bangle with "Hamilton Gold" gold plating.

St. Maria Goretti was 11 years old when her 20 year old next neighbor Alessandro demanded her virginity by threatening her with violence. She was able to prevent him from violating her but in result she was stabbed fourteen times. She managed to live a few more days in the hospital. Her last words were, “I forgive Alessandro Serenelli … and I want him with me in heaven forever.” While Alessandro was in prison, St. Maria Goretti appeared to him in a dream offering him flowers. When he woke up…

St. Maria Goretti was 11 years old when her 20 year old next neighbor Alessandro demanded her virginity by threatening her with violence. She was able to prevent him from violating her but in result she was stabbed fourteen times. She managed to live a few more days in the hospital. Her last words were, “I forgive Alessandro Serenelli … and I want him with me in heaven forever.” While Alessandro was in prison, St. Maria Goretti appeared to him in a dream offering him flowers. When he woke up…

Photo of St. Maria Goretti attributed to February 13, 1902, about five months before her death.

Photo of St. Maria Goretti attributed to February 13, 1902, about five months before her death.

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