Every word, every glance, every movement of Jesus Christ–all were perfectly truthful.
In everything the Lord did while He was on earth, He expressed true love, selfless love.
In Him, and in our Lady, we behold perfect harmony of body and soul, perfect integrity and purity, perfect control of bodily desire.
This is the virtue of chastity: being temperate and reasonable in all of our physical actions.
She rebuffed him. He threatened her with death.
She tried to dissuade him: “It is a mortal sin. You don’t want to go to hell.”
On July 6, 1902, lust got the better of him. He followed through on his threats. He stabbed Maria to death. As she died, she prayed that he would repent.
He did repent. After spending three decades in jail, he went to Maria’s mother and begged her forgiveness. They went to Mass and received Holy Communion together.