Prayer

Prayer To

Patron Saint of LASAC, Inc.



God of sinners……….We praise you.

God of martyrs………We worship you.

God of saints…………We extol you.

Lawrence, Deacon of Rome, schooled in Holy Scripture,
Guide us in our service of God.

Lawrence, Deacon of Rome, formed in Christian virtues,
Guide us in our service of God.

Lawrence, Deacon of Rome, entrusted with the Church’s treasury,
Guide us in our service of God.

Lawrence, Deacon of Rome, servant of the poor,
Guide us in our service of God.

Lawrence, Deacon of Rome, giver of alms to widows & orphans,
Guide us in our service of God.

Lawrence the Martyr – burned to death on Aug. 10, 258,
Companion us in our suffering.

Lawrence the Martyr – full of the fire of divine love,
Companion us in our suffering.

Lawrence the Martyr – endured torture with a cheerful countenance,
Companion us in our suffering.

Lawrence the Martyr – converted unbelievers by imploring divine mercy,
Companion us in our suffering.

Lawrence the Martyr – buried by Roman noblemen converted by his witness,
Companion us in our suffering.

St. Lawrence – praised by the Latin fathers,
Nurture us in our call to holiness.

St. Lawrence – praised by his loving manner of death,
Nurture us in our call to holiness.

St. Lawrence – praised for treating the poor as treasure of the Church,
Nurture us in our call to holiness.

St. Lawrence – praised for being an instrument of God,
Nurture us in our call to holiness.

St. Lawrence – praised by his life of glory with God,
Nurture us in our call to holiness.

Lamb of God – sanctify us through the holiness of martyrs,
have mercy on us.

Lamb of God – love us through the witness of martyrs ,
have mercy on us.

Lamb of God – forgive us through the suffering of martyrs,
have mercy on us.

Let us pray,

O God, in St. Lawrence of Rome, you have given to the Church the example of one whose life as a deacon and whose witness as a martyr stirs us to live the gospel of life by the way we love and care for the poor. In extolling his goodness we implore you to bless us with graces we need to continue his mission by the way we serve your Son, jesus Christ the Lord. Amen

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