Tag Archives: Martyr

Patron Saint of Deacons

St. Lawrence (or Laurence) of Rome, Deacon and Martyr    My favorite deacon’s first name is Laurence. Heh. That is probably why he received nearly 100 St. Lawrence holy cards for his ordination. St. Lawrence  was a deacon of the Church … Continue reading

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Beatification of a Martyr

Wow. This picture really got to me.  I can only imagine, as a Mother, what it would be like to be present when your martyred child is on his way to being declared a Saint.  Words fail. Get the scoop … Continue reading

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