Collect for Mass of Blessed Alvaro

May 12 is the feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo. Here is the English text of the Collect for the Mass.


God Father of mercies,
you filled your bishop Blessed Alvaro
with a spirit of truth and love;
grant we pray that, by following in his footsteps,
we may humbly dedicate ourselves to the Church's saving mission.
Through our Lord....

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