for the Memorial of
Saint Lawrence Ruiz and Companions
From the Common of Martyrs: For Several Martyrs
Beatorum martyrum tuorum Laurentii et sociorum, quaesumus, Domine Deus, patientiam in servitio tui et proximi nobis concede, quia in regno tuo sunt beati, qui persecutionem patiuntur propter iustitiam.
Grant us, we pray, Lord God,
the same perseverance shown by your Martyrs
Saint Lawrence Ruiz and his companions
in serving you and their neighbor,
since those persecuted for the sake of righteousness
are blessed in your Kingdom.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
Liturgy of the Hours
From the Common of Several Martyrs.
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