Presentation on theme: "Saintly Lives Saint Maria Teresa Goretti Saint Marie Rose Julie Billiart."— Presentation transcript:
Saintly Lives Saint Maria Teresa Goretti Saint Marie Rose Julie Billiart
Birth Dates Maria was born October 16, 1890 in Corinaldo,Italy to Luigi Goretti and Assunta Carlini. Julie was born on July 12,1751 in Cuvilly, France to Jean-Francois Billiart and Marie-Louise-Antoinette Debraine
Baptism Maria was baptized in the church of San Francesco in Corinaldo, Italy on the day after her birth October 17,1890. Julie was baptized in the parish church of Cuvilly, Picardy, France on the same day she was born, July 12, 1751.
First Holy Communion Maria received First Holy Communion in the church of Conca, Italy on June 16,1901. She was 10 years old. Julie received First Holy Communion in the parish church, France in 1760. She was 9 years old.
Confirmation Maria is confirmed by Bishop Giulio Boschi on October 4, 1896. She was 5 years old. Julie was confirmed in 1764. She was 13 years old.
Family Life Maria was born the third of six children. Her father was a humble tenant farmer. Her mother was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, thus the name “Maria” Julie was born the fifth of seven children. Her father was a humble farmer and shop keeper. Her mother was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, thus the name “Marie”
Religious Life As a young girl Maria was devoted to her father and mother. She quickly matured in grace and holiness, and would wear a rosary on her wrist. She would visit the church frequently. As a young girl Julie was devoted to her family. She was mature beyond her years and loved to share her faith with everyone. She would visit the church frequently.
Hardship When Maria was 9, her father died of malaria. She developed great strength and maturity. Her charming modesty, cheerful obedience and the free acceptance of a hundred chores set her apart. When Julie was 16, her father’s shop was robbed. She lost no time in accepting responsibility. She began to work in the field as a laborer. On her free days she would walk or go by donkey to other towns to sell goods.