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Saint of the Day [12 August]

St. Michael My Martyr of Vietnam. He was the mayor of a town in Vietnam when the persecution of Christians started. Michael was martyred with Blessed Anthony Dich, his son-in-law, and with St. James Nam. He was canonized in 1988 by Pope John Paul II.   Read More » http://www.catholic.org/saints/sofd.php

St. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr

SAINT LAWRENCE Martyr, c.-258 The popular legend that portrays Saint Lawrence lying on a gridiron and giving instructions for his own roasting may be no more than a myth; Lawrence himself, however, is a reality, and legends only point to the widespread devotion to him among early Christians. He was one of seven deacons in […]