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Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

Today we remember Lawrence, a third-century Roman deacon who stood his ground against the Roman authorities and was martyred for his faith. We read an excerpt from Standing Firm that discusses one of several ways Christians can respond to persecution: by staying and enduring.

Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

We remember today the martyrdom of Lawrence, who boldly stood his ground against the Roman authorities until the very end. Our devotion comes from One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism: Christians Through the Centuries.