Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Chaplet Prayers
On the Medal Pray
O Most Blessed Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Creator of all things, infinite goodness and love. You gave Saint Lorenzo Ruiz courage and strength to die as witness of the Gospel of Christ. By his prayers, help us to endure all sufferings for love of you and to seek you with all our hearts. Deign to accept our prayers through his intercession.
O Saint Lorenzo Ruiz we come to you with confidence as our kin and brother. You have undergone misfortunes and tremendous pains, help us in our trials and frustrations to firmly trust in God’s loving Providence and Fatherly goodness. Obtain for us the graces we need, especially: (choose one) 1) Peace and Harmony in the World, 2) Perseverance in our priestly and missionary vocation, 3) Courage and Strength to resist temptations, 4) Generosity in doing God’s will and in responding to our seminary formation, 5) other urgent, important and relevant intention may be expressed).
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz, we pray for the needs of the Church, for our country, for the peace of the world, and for our particular needs.
Pray the Our Father on each of the first three beads
Our Father, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Pray the Hail Mary on each of the next three beads
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee. Blessed art Thou among women and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
Pray the Glory Be on the final set of three beads
Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be; World without end. Amen.
On the Crucifix Pray
O most merciful and almighty God, you bestowed as gift to Lorenzo Ruiz the strength to withstand
the overpowering forces of death for the sake of his faith in You. Through his prayers, help us to follow his example by overcoming all life’s trials and eventually, increase our hope and love in You.
O Saint Lorenzo Ruiz, you brought honor to your country, having been a level-headed and prudent father of the family, a witness of Christ in your life until your death. We present all our petitions to God through your help so that by our actions we may know more and love more Jesus our Lord and Savior. We humbly implore your intercession O dear Saint Lorenzo, for the infinite glory of God and in honor of your triumph as a martyr of Christ and defender of Christianity. Amen.
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