“I am a Christian," Martina declares to her executioners, and I confess Jesus Christ." And she herself said, in the midst of her sufferings: "I love my Lord Jesus Christ who strengthens me."

O God, who among the wonders of Thy power hast granted even to the weaker sex the triumph of martyrdom: mercifully grant that we who celebrate the heavenly birthday of blessed Martina Thy virgin and martyr may, through her example, advance nearer to Thee.