St. Laurence the Deacon
Martyred in same persecution as
Pope St. Sixtus II.
Catholic Patron Saints Index:
1912 Catholic Encyclopedia:
(Read with caution)
St. Lawrence -- Deacon and Martyr:
With extensive quotes from primary sources.
St. Ambrose of Milan:
On the Duties of the Clergy:
Book II, Chapter 28:
Cites St. Laurence's martyrdom as an example. Go to paragraph 135. De Romestin translation, 1896.
St. Leo the Great:
Sermon 85 (Sermon on the Feast of St. Laurence):
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