Baring-Gould’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Laurence Justiniani, Patriarch of Venice

detail from the painting 'St Lorenzo Giustiniani and Other Saints'; 1532 by Il Pordenone; Accademia of Venice, Italy; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(A.D. 1455) Saint Laurence Justiniani died on January 8th. He was beatified by Clement VII, in the year 1524, and was canonized in 1698 by Alexander VIII The 5th September, the day of his consecration as bishop, is generally observed in his honour, instead of January 8th, and to that day we refer our readers for his life.

MLA Citation

  • Sabine Baring-Gould. “Saint Laurence Justiniani, Patriarch of Venice”. Lives of the Saints, 1897. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 August 2018. Web. 16 January 2019. <>