Blessed Maria Tuci

Blessed Maria Tuci in 1945Memorial

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Educated in a Stigmatine school, when she was old enough, Maria became a Stigmatine postulant. Elementary school teacher and catechist to children. Arrested on 10 August 1949 by Albanian Communists for refusing to give information on other people, and refusing the advances of a member of the secret police, she was tortured for over a year, including being stuff naked in a sack with an angry cat, before being martyred.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Additional Information

Readings

All torture can only destroy my body. Blessed Maria

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Maria Tuci“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 May 2021. Web. 20 June 2021. <>