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Catholic Word of the Day: GRIDIRON, 08-01-12
CatholicReference.net ^ | 08-01-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 08/01/2012 9:38:42 AM PDT by Salvation

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GRIDIRON

Symbol of St. Lawrence the deacon. Martyred in A.D. 258 by being roasted alive on a gridiron. By the fourth century venerated as one of the famous martyrs of Rome, he included in the Canon of the Mass. St. Vincent (d. 304), a Spanish deacon martyred in the same way, also has the gridiron for his emblem.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.


TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; martyrs; saints
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1 posted on 08/01/2012 9:38:53 AM PDT by Salvation
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2 posted on 08/01/2012 9:41:09 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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