Friday, September 2, 2011

New Guinea Martyrs' Day

Go HERE to read all about the New Guinea Martyrs.

by Philip Strong, Bishop of New Guinea from 1936 to 1962

O Almighty God,
who didst enable thy missionary and Papuan martyrs, in New Guinea,
in a day of sore trial and danger,
to be faithful to their calling and to glorify thee by their deaths:
Grant we humbly beseech thee
that, by the witness of these thy martyrs,
thy whole Church may be enriched and strengthened
for the gathering into thy fold of thy children in all lands;
and that we thy servants,
following the example of their steadfastness and courage,
may labour the more fervently for the coming of thy kingdom,
and may so faithfully serve thee here on earth
that we may be joined with them hereafter in heaven.
Through thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord,
who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost,
ever one God, world without end. Amen.


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