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Jul 06 – Homily – Fr John Joseph: St. Maria Goretti

By July 7, 2009October 27th, 2011Fr. John Joseph, Homily
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Homily #090706m ( 10min) Play – St. Maria Goretti was martyred by being stabbed fourteen times while defending her chastity.  Before Maria died she forgave her assailant and prayed that he would be in Heaven with her someday.  Later when the murderer was in solitary confinement, she appeared to him in a vision giving him one flower for each of the stab wounds he inflicted…  View the video to hear more of this beautiful story.
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  • Immaculatæ Omnia says:

    Ave Maria! At the beginning of this homily from the Mount, it says that the priest giving the homily is Fr. Johannes M.M. Smith, while it is actually Fr. John Joseph M. Cook. Just so you know.

    Ave Maria!

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