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St. Dymphna, St. Maria Goretti and the Litanies of the Heart

LEFT: “Martyrdom of St Dymphna and St Gerebernus” by Jacques de l’Ange (attr.) or Gerard Seghers (attr.). RIGHT: St. Maria Goretti is seen with her family in 1902, in her only known photograph.

These saints teach us that love is stronger than death and that our hope lies not in this world but in God’s loving embrace.