August 10. Saint Lawrence

He was a deacon in Rome and he kept the books (simple and not very big) of the Christian community. The Roman Emperor called him in to demand that he brought in the treasures of the church. Lawrence came bringing with him all the poorest people in the community. He said: “Here are the treasures of the church.”

What is most valuable to you? Do you think people who are poorer or less powerful than you are inferior?


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