Goretti, Maria Teresa

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Goretti, Maria Teresa Gender: F
born on 16 October 1890 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Corinaldo, Italy, 43n39, 13e03
Timezone LST m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 23°06' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 23°36 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 20°01'


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 died when she was nine, and they had to share a house with another family, the Serenellis. Maria took over household duties while her mother, brothers, and sister worked in the fields. One afternoon, Alessandro, the Serenelli's twenty-year-old son, made sexual advances to her. When she refused to submit to him, he stabbed her fourteen times. She was taken to the hospital but she died forgiving him. He was arrested, convicted, and jailed. During imprisonment, he repented. After 27 years he was released from prison and visited her mother to beg forgiveness, which she granted. He later became a lay brother in a monastery, dying in 1970. She was beatified in 1947, and canonized in 1950. She is especially venerated in the Congregation of the Passion (Passionists).

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Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Vol. 3


  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (killed at rape attempt)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Rape/ Sex crime victim (Rape attempted)
  • Vocation : Religion : Saint/ Stigmatist (Canonized in 1950)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection