Daily Archives: 10 August 2006

Augustine on Lawrence… or maybe not…

St. Augustine of Hippo preached various sermons on St. Lawrence. Here is one the bishop preached in about the year 401.  It might not be quite what you expected, however!  It sure wasn’t what Augustine himself expected, you can … Continue reading

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Ambrose on Lawrence

In his work De officiis ministrorum, echoing Cicero, St. Ambrose of Milan (+397) spoke about martyrs. He lingers a bit over the conversation between St. Pope Sixtus II (whose feast we had the other day) and his great deacon, … Continue reading

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