A Prayer to St. Maria Goretti

Saint Maria Goretti

Heroic and angelic Saint Maria
Goretti, we kneel before you to
honor your persevering fortitude and
to beg your gracious aid. Teach us
a deep love for the precepts of our
Holy Church; help us to see in them
the very voice of our Father in Heaven.
May we preserve without stain
our white baptismal robe of
innocence. May we who have lost
this innocence kneel humbly in Holy
Penance, and with the absolution of
the priest, may the torrent of
Christ’s precious Blood flow into our
souls and give us a new courage to
carry the burning light of God’s love
through the dangerous highways of
this life until Christ our king shall call
us to the courts of Heaven. Amen.

–Courtesy of here.  Today is her feast day.  A novena to St. Maria Goretti can be found here.

Posted on 06/07/2018, in Catholicism, Christianity, prayer, religion, saints and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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