Lawrence o Roum

Lawrence o Roum (Laurence in the Anglican Communion) (Laitin: Laurentius, lit. "laurelled"; c. 225–258) wis ane o the seiven deacons o the ceety o Roum unner Pape Sixtus II wha war martyred during the persecution bi Emperor Valerian in 258.

Saunt Lawrence
Lawrence-before-Valerianus.jpg
Lawrence afore Valerianus, detail frae a fresco bi Fra Angelico, c. 1447-1450, Pinacoteca Vaticana
Martyr
Bornc. 225 AD
Osca, Hispania (nou modren-day Spain)
Dee'd258 AD 10 August
Roum
Veneratit inCatholic Kirk
Eastren Orthodoxy
Anglican Communion
Lutheranism
CanonisedPre-Congregation
Major shrineBasilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura in Roum
Feast10 August
AttributesUisually hauldin a gridairn an wearin a dalmatic
PatronageRoum, Rotterdam (Netherlands), Huesca (Spain), San Lawrenz, Gozo and Birgu (Malta), Barangay San Lorenzo San Pablo (Philippines), Canadae, Sri Lanka, comedians, librarians, students, miners, tanners, chefs, roasters, puir, firefichters