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Feast of Saint Lawrence of Rome

August 10, 2009
Saint Lawrence of Rome(225 – 258)
Saint Lawrence of Rome before Valererianus

Fra Angelico


  **Image courtesy of Wikipedia.**

Saint Lawrence( 225 – 258) lived in Rome and was a deacon under Pope Saint Sixtus II. He was quite daring and had a lively sense of humor. For more information on St. Lawrence, click here.

 This is the Final Prayer as prayed in the Divine Office for his feast:

You called Saint Lawrence to serve you by love
and crowned his life with glorious martyrdom.
Help us to be like him in loving you and doing
your work.  Grant this through our Lord Jesus
Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with
You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and
ever. Amen.






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