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St. Lawrence - Martyr Comments

Saint Lawrence was one of seven deacons who were in charge of giving help to the poor and the needy. When a persecution broke out, Pope St. Sixtus was condemned to death. As he was led to execution, Lawrence followed him weeping, "Father, where are you going without your deacon?" he said. "I am not leaving you, my son," answered the Pope. "in three days you will follow me." Full of joy, Lawrence gave to the poor ... Continue Reading

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  1. Elizabeth
    5 years ago

    Thanks so much for this website. What a model saints are. My heart and prayers to all who read this.

  2. Elizabeth
    5 years ago

    Thanks so much for this website. What a model saints are. My heart and prayers to all who read this.

  3. James
    5 years ago

    This website was very helpful in a school project I am working on, thank you all.

  4. Jane Grew
    6 years ago

    Is St. Lawrence martyr whose feast day is 10 August, the patron Saint of cooks? Thanks.

  5. J Christian
    6 years ago

    Saint Lawrence pray for us all, All; pray that we so-called moderns are not roasted to death by global warming, yet recognize we must work to put out the earthly fires of greed, dishonesty and denial, while we purify and peer through the heated smokes of obfuscation and dishonest science; pray that all earth tortures end, that evil doctors once again "do no harm" as even ancient Hippocrates asked, adding, "in Jesus name," to his oath; pray that those suffering may find relief from their pains, that those causing conflicts find confessions, repentances, repairs and penances; pray Yahweh remain forgiving, Christ continue giving, Mary shine loving, and new Jerusalem descend hovering, covering all our griefs with joys, Amen

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