Prayers to Blessed Stanley Rother
Blessed Rother is the first American born Priest and Martyr to be beautified.
Blessed Stanley Rother is an American born priest from Okarche, Oklahoma. He was born on March 27th, 1935, ordained May 25th, 1963, martyred July 28th, 1981 in Santiago Atitla, Guatemala.
O God, Fount of holiness, make us each walk worthily in our vocation, through the intercession of your Saints, on whom you bestowed a great variety of graces on earth. Having graced Your Church with the life and ministry of Your missionary priest Stanley Rother, by his intercession grant that his humble flock may reach where the brave Shepherd has gone. By his intercession we ask in accordance with Your holy will (mention petitions). Grant that Your Church may proclaim him as Martyr and Saint. Serving in Your presence and interceding for us. Through Christ our Lord. Amen