Common of a Martyr

Rite 1 Prayer: 

O Almighty God, who didst give to thy servant N. boldness to confess the Name of our Savior Jesus Christ before the rulers of this world, and courage to die for this faith: Grant that we may always be ready to give a reason for the hope that is in us, and to suffer gladly for the sake of the same our Lord Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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O Almighty God, by whose grace and power thy holy martyr N. triumphed over suffering and was faithful even unto death: Grant us, who now remember him with thanksgiving, to be so faithful in our witness to thee in this world, that we may receive with him the crown of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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Almighty and everlasting God, who didst enkindle the flame of thy love in the heart of thy holy martyr N.: Grant to us, thy humble servants, a like faith and power of love, that we who rejoice in her triumph may profit by her example; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
 

Rite 2 Prayer: 

Almighty God, who gave to your servant N. boldness to confess the Name of our Savior Jesus Christ before the rulers of this world, and courage to die for this faith: Grant that we may always be ready to give a reason for the hope that is in us, and to suffer gladly for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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Almighty God, by whose grace and power your holy martyr N. triumphed over suffering and was faithful even to death: Grant us, who now remember him in thanksgiving, to be so faithful in our witness to you in this world, that we may receive with him the crown of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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Almighty and everlasting God, who kindled the flame of your love in the heart of your holy martyr N.: Grant to us, your humble servants, a like faith and power of love, that we who rejoice in her triumph may profit by her example; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
 

Old Testament: 

2 Esdras 2:42–48

Daniel 3:13–25

Daniel 6:10–16

Habakkuk 2:9–14

Isaiah 44:21–26a

Isaiah 53:8–12

Jeremiah 12:1–3a

Jeremiah 15:15–21

Job 16:6–10

Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) 51:1–12

Psalm: 

31:1–5

44:20–26

116 or 116:1–8

121

124

126

New Testament: 

Romans 12:14–21

2 Corinthians 6:2b–10

2 Timothy 2:8–13; 3:10–12

Hebrews 10:32–36

1 Peter 3:14–18,22

1 Peter 4:12–19

James 1:2–12

Revelation 6:9–11

Revelation 7:13–17

Revelation 12:7–12

Gospel: 

Matthew 5:1–12

Matthew 10:16–22

Matthew 24:9–14

Mark 8:34–38

John 12:20–26

Luke 6:17–23

Luke 12:2–12

Luke 14:26–33

Luke 21:9–19

John 15:1–7

Preface: 

Preface of a Saint

Preface of Holy Week