Saint Laurentius Bai Xiaoman

[illustration of Saint Lawrence]Also known as

  • Lawrence Pe-Man
  • Laurence Pe-Man
  • Laurentius Bai Xiaoman
  • Luolong

Memorial

Profile

Born to a poor family, and orphaned as a young boy. Layman. Day labourer in Guangxi, China, and then in the village of Yaoshan. Married in his early 30′s, he was the father of one daughter, and was known as a kind and honest man. Convert, joining the Church c.1855 and taking the name Lawrence. Spiritual student of Saint Augustus Chapdelaine. When he protested the arrest of Augustus, local officials ordered Lawrence to renounce Christianity; when he refused he was arrested, tortured and sentenced to death. Martyr.

Born

  • c.1821 in Shuicheng, Guizhou, China as Loulong

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Laurentius Bai Xiaoman“. Saints.SQPN.com. 31 January 2014. Web. 28 August 2014. <>