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Saint Lawrence Justinian (1381-1456) Lawrence Justinian belonged to a Venetian patrician family. His pious mother sowed the seeds of a devout religious life in the boy’s youth. In 1400, he entered the monastery of the Canons Regular of St. Augustine near Venice. Despite his youth he excited admiration by his poverty, mortifications, and fervour in […]