August 8 – Sts Cyriacus, Largus, and Smaragdus, Martyrs ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

August 8 – Sts Cyriacus, Largus, and Smaragdus, Martyrs St Cyriacus ordained by Pope Marcellus Today a precursor of Laurence appears on the cycle, the deacon Cyriacus, whose power over the demon made hell tremble, and entitles him to a place among the Saints called helpers. He and his companions in martyrdom form one of … Continue reading August 8 – Sts Cyriacus, Largus, and Smaragdus, Martyrs ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger