Fr. Godfrey Poage, C.P.

Fr. Godfrey Poage (1920 - 2001) was a Passionist priest and author from Iowa. He was ordained priest in 1946 and during his priesthood he wrote over twenty books and pamphlets, mostly dedicated to promoting vocations. For ten years he worked in the Vatican as secretary and director of the Pontifical Office for Religious Vocations.


The Martyrdom of St. Maria Goretti

CHAPTER 8: EVEN TO BLOOD It is once more high noon. The sun from its zenith beats down on the Ferriere farm. A burning wind, storm-laden, sweeps across the swamps, licks the walls of the house and enters the kitchen by the open door. The Gorettis and Serenellis as usual are seated about the table.…