Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor - July 21st
St Lawrence of Brindisi (d. 1619, Lisbon, Portugal) (Relics: Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain)
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Monasterio de La Anunciada
(Monastery of the Annunciation)
Plaza Anunciada 1
24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
*St Lawrence of Brindisi died in Lisbon, Portugal. Shortly thereafter, his body was carried to Spain and brought to this city. His remains are now enshrined within this monastery.
Churches of Honor in Rome
Santa Maria in Aracoeli (Our Lady in Aracoeli)
Piazza del Campidoglio 4
*This church is on top of the Capitoline Hill.
*The eighth chapel on the right side of the nave, located just after the side entrance, is dedicated to St Lawrence of Brindisi. A small fresco above the altar depicts him writing about the Blessed Virgin Mary.