St. Laurence - Banner BAN879
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
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He has been one of the most honoured
martyrs of the Roman Church since the 4th century. Renowned for his alms giving
he was one of the seven deacons of Rome martyred circa 258AD during the
persecution by the Emperor Valerian. According to tradition, at his arrest,
when ordered to hand over the treasures of the Church, he pointed to a group of
poor people saying, "Here are the true treasures of the
It is thought more likely that he was
beheaded but a strong tradition from the 4th century shows his emblem as a
gridiron indicating his form of execution; indicates this with flames.
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