The pilgrimage of St. Maria Goretti in the United States has drawn huge crowds wherever she stops. It has skyrocketed new interest and devotion to her. Just in time comes a new book called The Life and Witness of Saint Maria Goretti: Our Little Saint of the Beatitudes by Father Jeffrey Kirby.
His title tells us Father Kirby has something more in mind than just a straight biography of this popular saint. He and I had a long chat about his connection to Maria Goretti and his aims in writing this book that in less than 100 pages sheds major light on the young saint and her family and relates them to the Beatitudes to enlighten the path in our own lives.
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