Laurence: Deacon, and Martyr at Rome, 258

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The Collect: 

Almighty God, you called your deacon Laurence to serve you with deeds of love, and gave him the crown of martyrdom; Grant that we, following his example, may fulfill your commandments by defending and supporting the poor, and by loving you with all our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 
Job 29:11-17
Psalm: 
Psalm 126
Epistle: 
2 Corinthians 9:6-10
Gospel: 
John 12:24-26