Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs, and Comedians.

St. Lawrence was originally a Deacon in 258 A.D. in Italy. When Roman emperor Valerian ordered his execution, Lawrence distributed the church’s wealth to the poor and sick. A Latin poet, among others, wrote that Lawrence was being roasted to death on a gridiron. He remarked at one point, “I am cooked on this side;Continue reading “Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs, and Comedians.”

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