St LAWRENCE-OF-ROMEAlso known as LAURENCE-OF-ROME
Patron Saint of Cooks and Chefs
Roman Archdeacon and Martyr.
"Give us the church's treasure and you'll be free to go," he was told. So he turned up with a flock of poor, orphaned, blind and disabled people. "These are the treasures the church values above all," he claimed.
The Emperor was not amused and had our Saint broiled on a grid-iron.
Game to the last, he managed to cry out to the executioners: "Turn me over, I'm done on this side." His unquenchable spirit of humor is still reflected in his being Patron of Cooks.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-258
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : LAURENCE-OF-ROME
Popularity index : 85
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