Symbols and Sayings on Chastity and Purity

Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr

Optional Memorial

Saint Maria Goretti was a young girl in the 1890’s. After her father’s passing, Saint Maria’s mother had to return to work while Maria looked after her five brothers and sisters. Sadly, a malicious neighbor took advantage of the situation and little Maria was killed. Saint Maria, at age 11, declared she’d rather die than be abused. She was canonized in 1950 by Pope Pius XII and is the Church’s youngest saint. [1]

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“Chastity Frees us for Deep Intimacy with people” – Timothy Radcliffe OP

“The big challenge of our time is to recover hope”, Timothy Radcliffe OP – See more at:

All we have to do is look to The Holy Family to witness chastity and purity in action – Jesus, King of Virgins, Mary, Queen of Virgins and Joseph, her most chaste spouse pray for us!

Chastity and Purity is not just about refraining from sex outside the marriage vows it is a way of life in everything we do. What we watch, read, listen to and how and where we look. Do we guard our eyes, the window to our souls? Even what we eat and drink!

“Leave Everything in God’s Hands and eventually you will see God’s Hand in Everything!”

“Take that first step toward God, He will take 10 steps toward you!”

“If I were to put all the love in the world into one heart, it would be merely a spark in comparison with the Love the Heart of Jesus has for you and me.” – Mother Angelica,

“We have to come to know and believe in the Love God has for us. God is Love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him.” – 1 John 4:16,

“Our Dear Lord Talked about Loving your enemies. Be good to them. Why? Because they make you practice Virtue. They make you like Jesus.” – Mother  Angelica,

Integrity Restored , Helping Catholic Men Break Free From Pornography Addiction,, log on to learn about the addictiveness of porn, how it affects men, women and youths, and how Catholic spirituality plays an important role in recovery. – Peter C. Kleponis Ph.D

“In You O Lord, I take refuge” – from Psalm 71

“Character is doing the right thing when no one is looking!”

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