Blessed are those who suffer persecution for the sake of justice;
the kingdom of heaven is theirs.Matthew 5:10
Today’s Liturgy:Prayer after Communion
Renewed by the one Bread
as we commemorate the holy Martyrs,
we humbly beseech you, O Lord,
that abiding as one in Your love,
we may merit by endurance an eternal prize.
Through Christ our Lord.
St Andrew Dung-Lac (priest) and Companions
Martyrs (btwn 1820-1862)* ~ Vietnam
*Incl bishops, priests, religious men/women, lay persons
Feast Day – November 24
"In the midst of these torments, which usually terrify others, I am, by the grace of God, full of joy and gladness, because I am not alone - Christ is with me. Our Master bears the whole weight of the cross, leaving me only the tiniest, last bit." ~ St Paul Le-Bao-Tinh, Martyr, 1843