Innumerable martyrs slain in Trier, modem Germany. They were put to death under Roman Governor Rictiovarus during the persecution of Emperor Diocletian.
Propers for the Martyrs of Trier - 5 October
Almighty and Everlasting God, who didst enkindle the flame of thy love in the
heart of thy holy martyrs of Trier : Grant to us, thy humble servants, a like
faith and power of love, that we who rejoice in their triumph may profit by
their example; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with
thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Epistle - 1 Peter 4:12-19.
The Holy Gospel - St. Mark 8:34-38.