August 10 – Lawrence of Rome

Lawrence of Rome (225–258) was born in Spain (in Huesca or otherwhere), where he met the then-future Pope Sixtus II, who was on a preaching tour. The two returned to Rome, where the then-future pope was made the then-present pope. Sixtus ordained Lawrence a deacon, and put him at the head of the Seven Deacons… Continue reading August 10 – Lawrence of Rome