Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

10 August 2019. Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

Lawrence, 4 days after four deacons and Pope Sixtus II were killed; cared for the temporal welfare of the Roman Church; said to have been burned alive on a gridion; after Peter and Paul, Lawrence is venerated as Patron of Rome; mentioned in the Roman Canon.

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