St. Lawrence O'Toole - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Lawrence, it appears, was born about the year 1125. When only ten years old, his father delivered him up as a hostage to Dermod Mac Murehad, King of Leinster, who treated the child with great inhumanity, until his father obliged the tyrant to put him in the hands of the Bishop of Glendalough, ...
Saint Lawrence O'Toole | uCatholic
Saint Lawrence O'Toole, was born about the year 1125. In 1161 St. Lawrence was unanimously chosen to fill the new metropolitan See of Dublin. About the year 1171 he was obliged, for the affairs of his diocese, to go over to England to see the king, Henry II, who was then at Canterbury.
MORE PIECES BY RICHARD KING
Whilst cleaning out my room and sorting through the accumulated rubbish I acquire I found these pictures in a calendar from 1990. All the work is by the Irish artist Richard King (1907-1974) who worked principally in stained glass and as an illustrator. He worked for and succeeded the Irish stained glass artist Harry Clarke. I posted some work by him before here. Above: Mary, Mother of Christ and Queen of Saints Above: Blessed Thaddeus McCarthy Above: St. Attracta Above: St. Aidan of…
Prayers, Quips and Quotes: St. Laurence O'Toole, Feast Day Nov. 14 - THE MYSTERY O F FAITH ................................ Discovering Catholic Spirituality
Spread the love Follow Us @ Sacred Art and Quotes of the Saints The feast day of St. Laurence O”Toole is celebrated on November 14. He is the patron saint of the archdiocese of Dublin, Ireland. St. Laurence was born in County Kildare, Ireland. At the age of ten, Laurence became a hostage of […]