Blessed Jerome Lu & Laurence Wang
Feastday: January 28
1810 - 1858
Blessed Jerome Lu
Martyr in Vietnam. He was born in China and entered the Church as a catechist in the Chinese missions. He was eventually beheaded after torture in the anti Christian persecutions.
Died 1858; beatified in 1909. Jerome Lu was born in Mao-Cheu, China, c. 1810, worked as a native catechist, and was beheaded in his hometown at Maokeu (Mao-Ken). Laurence was born in 1811 at Kuy-yang. Like Jerome he was a catechist beheaded in the same town