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Oil Dedicated to St Maria Goretti (Patron for Victims of Rape)



Oil Dedicated to St Maria Goretti



Dear St. Maria Goretti, steadfast patron for victims of rape, we come before you with heavy hearts, seeking your compassionate intercession. Your unwavering commitment to purity and forgiveness inspires us. We ask for your special protection and comfort for all those who have suffered the trauma of rape. Shower them with the strength to find healing, the courage to rebuild their lives, and the grace to forgive their offenders. May your example of mercy and love guide us in promoting a world where the dignity of every person is upheld and respected. St. Maria Goretti, advocate for the violated, be a source of solace and strength for those in need. Amen.


2 Peter 3:9

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead, he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”


The St Maria Goretti Irish Blessing Oils, is one of our most popular Irish Blessing Oils.     St Maria Goretti is a most powerful mediator for our modern times,  She is the patron saint for teenage girls and chastity.  Also she is invoked for children in danger.  She makes for a marvelous witness to chastity and morality in our current crisis.

She was born on October 16 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Ancona Province in Italy.  Maria’s mother, brothers, and sisters worked in the fields while she cooked, sewed, kept the house clean, and watched her youngest sister Teresa. Though the family’s circumstances were extremely difficult, they were very close and loved God.

Her martyrdom at age 12

On July 5, 1902, Maria was sitting outside the steps of her home sewing her.  As she concentrated on her sewing, Alessandro surprised her and grabbed her from her steps. When he tried to rape her, Maria cried that it was a mortal sin and warned he would go to hell.

At her words, Alessandro began to choke her and she said she would rather die than submit. Upon hearing her words, Alexander pulled out a knife and stabbed her eleven times. When she attempted to reach the door, he stabbed her three more times then fled.

Teresa woke to the sounds of her sister’s cries and began to cry. Maria’s family returned home and found her bleeding on the floor. They quickly took her to the nearest hospital in Nettuno, where she underwent surgery without anesthesia.  Unfortunately, her wounds were beyond the surgeon’s ability to help. Halfway through the surgery, the man asked her, “Maria, think of me in Paradise.”

Maria Goretti was beatified by Pope Pius XII in a ceremony at Saint Peter’s Basilica on April 27, 1947.

Three years later, on June 24, 1950, Maria was declared a saint and Alessandro was present in the St. Peter’s crowd to celebrate her canonization. He later became a laybrother of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, where he lived in a monastery and worked as its receptionist and gardener until his death.

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