Saints related to Young-girls

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  • St. Agnes of Rome
    After promising to always remain a virgin for the love of Christ, St. Agnes rejected a marriage offer, enraging her suitors. She was dragged before the courts where condemned and ordered to be raped, but her purity was miraculously protected and God struck those who attempted to harm her. She was subsequently beheaded and died a virgin and martyr.
  • St. Maria Goretti
    St. Maria Goretti was born Oct. 16, 1890 at Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy. She was stabbed repeatedly during a rape attempt when she refused to submit. In the hospital, St. Maria forgave the young man before dying of her wounds. She died on July 6, 1902, before her twelfth birthday.