Saint Lawrence of Canterbury – Saint of the Day – February 2

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Saint Lawrence of Canterbury Biography

Saint Lawrence of Canterbury Profile. Born: the 6th century in the united kingdom, Europe. Worked in Canterbury, England. Died: 2 February 619 in Canterbury, England. Feast Day is celebrated on February 2.

The Memorial of Saint Lawrence of Canterbury – Saint of the Day

Saint Lawrence of Canterbury Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 6th century
Country of Birth United Kingdom of Europe
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Monks
Profession Missionary work
Place of Work Canterbury, England
Date of Death 2 February 619
Place of Death Canterbury, England
Feast Day February 2
Beatification Beatified by N/A
Canonization Canonized by Pre-Congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Lawrence of Canterbury Biography

Lawrence of Canterbury was a monk.

He accompanied St Augustine of Canterbury to evangelize in England under an order served by Pope Saint Gregory the Great in 597. Upon his colleague’s death, He became the archbishop of Canterbury. There came a time when Britons started abandoning Christianity. He had plans to leave them and return to France his home ground. However, he had a vision in which he was rebuked by St Peter the Apostle for giving up on his Christians. He remained and re-energized for his task in the region.

He converted King Edbald who in turn brought many of his subjects to Christianity. It is said that he had physical scars from his dream beating by Saint Peter.

St Lawrence of Canterbury
St Lawrence of Canterbury


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