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July Saints

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi (1559-1619) Lawrence was born in Brindisi, Italy, and named Caesare de Rossi. At the age of 16, he became a Franciscan and took the name Lawrence. Well-educated at the University of Padua, he began preaching soon after ordination. In 1596, he became a high-ranking superior in the Order, and five years […]