Category: Litany

Litany In Response To Abortion

Litany In Response To Abortion

LITANY IN RESPONSE TO ABORTION

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, hear us.

Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father, Creator of the world,

Have mercy on us!
God the Son, through whom all things were made,

Have mercy on us!
God the Holy Spirit, Lord and Giver of Life,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, the Beginning and the End,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, the Way, the Truth, and the Life,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, the Resurrection and the Life,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, Eternal Word of Life,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, living in the womb of the Virgin Mary,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, Lover of the poor and weak,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, Defender of the helpless,

Have mercy on us!
Lord Jesus, Bread of Life,

Have mercy on us!
For every sin against life,

Have mercy on us!
For the sin of abortion,

Have mercy on us!
For the daily killing of innocent babies,

Have mercy on us!
For the bloodshed throughout our land,

Have mercy on us!
For the silent screams of Your children,

Have mercy on us!
For the killing of Your future disciples,

Have mercy on us!
For the exploitation of women by abortion,

Have mercy on us!
For the silence of Your people,

Have mercy on us!
For the apathy of Your people,

Have mercy on us!
For the co-operation of Your people in this tragedy,

Have mercy on us!
For our pre-born brothers and sisters killed by abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For our pre-born brothers and sisters threatened by abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For our brothers and sisters who have survived abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For mothers who have had abortions,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For mothers tempted to have abortions,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For mothers pressured to have abortions,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For mothers who have refused to have abortions,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For the fathers of aborted babies,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For the families of aborted babies,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For the families of those tempted to have abortions

Lord, hear our prayer.
For abortionists,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For all who assist and cooperate in abortions,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For doctors and nurses, that they may nurture life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For government leaders, that they may defend life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For the clergy, that they may speak up for life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For the pro-life movement,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who speak, write, and work to end abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who help provide alternatives to abortion…

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who promote adoption,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For national and local pro-life groups,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For unity in the pro-life movement,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For courage and perseverance in pro-life work,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who suffer ridicule and rejection for their stand for life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those imprisoned for defending life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For those who have been injured and mistreated for defending life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For legal professionals,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For courts and judges,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For police officers,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For educators,

Lord, hear our prayer.
For media professionals,

Lord, hear our prayer.
In thanksgiving for the babies saved from abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
In thanksgiving for the mothers saved and healed from abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
In thanksgiving for the former abortion providers who have become pro-life,

Lord, hear our prayer.
In thanksgiving for all those who take a stand against abortion,

Lord, hear our prayer.
In thanksgiving for the call to be part of the pro-life movement,

Lord, hear our prayer.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,

spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,

graciously hear us,
O Lord, Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world,

have mercy on us.
Let us pray,
Almighty and ever-living God,

You have created all things through Your Son Jesus Christ.

He trampled the power of death by His Paschal Mystery.

May all who acknowledge You promote the sacredness of life

and always serve You faithfully,

through the same Christ our Lord.
Amen.
Source: Fr. Frank Pavone

Gaelic Litany To The Blessed Virgin Mary 

Gaelic Litany To The Blessed Virgin Mary 

GAELIC LITANY TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

(Origin: Middle of 8 th Century)

O Great Mary,

pray for us.
O Mary, greatest of Maries,

pray for us.
O Greatest of women,

pray for us.
O Queen of angels,

pray for us.
O Mistress of the heavens,

pray for us.
O Woman full and replete with the grace of the Holy Spirit,

pray for us.
O Blessed and most blessed,

pray for us.
O Mother of Eternal Glory,

pray for us.
O Mother of the heavenly and earthly Church,

pray for us.
O Mother of Love and Indulgence,

pray for us.
O Mother of the Golden Heights,

pray for us.
O Honor of the sky,

pray for us.
O Sign of tranquillity,

pray for us.
O Gate of Heaven,

pray for us.
O Golden Vessel,

pray for us.
O Couch of Love and Mercy,

pray for us.
O Temple of Divinity,

pray for us.
O Beauty of virgins,

pray for us.
O Mistress of the tribes,

pray for us.
O Fountain of gardens,

pray for us.
O Cleansing of sins,

pray for us.
O Purifying of souls,

pray for us.
O Mother of orphans,

pray for us.
O Breast of infants,

pray for us.
O Solace of the wretched,

pray for us.
O Star of the sea,

pray for us.
O Handmaid of the Lord,

pray for us.
O Mother of Christ,

pray for us.
O Resort of the Lord,

pray for us.
O Graceful like the dove,

pray for us.
O Serene like the moon,

pray for us.
O Resplendent like the sun,

pray for us.
O Cancelling Eve’s disgrace,

pray for us.
O Regeneration of life,

pray for us.
O Beauty of women,

pray for us.
O Leader of virgins,

pray for us.
O Garden Enclosed,

pray for us.
O Fountain sealed up,

pray for us.
O Mother of God,

pray for us.
O Perpetual Virgin,

pray for us.
O Holy Virgin,

pray for us.
O Prudent Virgin,

pray for us.
O Serene Virgin,

pray for us.
O Chaste Virgin,

pray for us.
O Temple of the Living God,

pray for us.
O Royal Throne of the Eternal King,

pray for us.
O Sanctuary of the Holy Spirit,

pray for us.
O Virgin of the Root of Jesse,

pray for us.
O Cedar of Mount Lebanon,

pray for us.
O Cypress of Mount Sion,

pray for us.
O Crimson Rose of the Land of Jacob,

pray for us.
O Blooming like the palm tree,

pray for us.
O Fruitful like the olive tree,

pray for us.
O Glorious Son-bearer,

pray for us.
O Light of Nazareth,

pray for us.
O Glory of Jerusalem,

pray for us.
O Beauty of the world,

pray for us.
O Noblest-Born of the Christian flock,

pray for us.
O Queen of Life,

pray for us.
O Ladder of Heaven,

pray for us.
(Translated by Eugene O’Curry)

Praises of The Divine Mercy 

Praises of The Divine Mercy 

Divine Mercy Image

Divine Mercy,

gushing forth from the bosom of the Father,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

greatest attribute of God,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

incomprehensible mystery,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

fountain gushing forth from the mystery of the Most Blessed Trinity,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

unfathomed by any intellect, human or angelic,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

from which wells forth all life and happiness,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

better than the heavens,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

source of miracles and wonders,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

encompassing the whole universe,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

descending to earth in the Person of the Incarnate Word,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

which flowed out from the open wound of the Heart of Jesus,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

enclosed in the Heart of Jesus for us, and especially for sinners,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

unfathomed in the institution of the Sacred Host,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in the founding of Holy Church,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in our justification through Jesus Christ,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

accompanying us through our whole life,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

embracing us especially at the hour of death,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

endowing us with immortal life,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

accompanying us every moment of our life,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

shielding us from the fire of hell,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in the conversion of hardened sinners,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

astonishment for Angels, incomprehensible to Saints,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

unfathomed in all the mysteries of God,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

lifting us out of every misery,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

source of our happiness and joy,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in calling us forth from nothingness to existence,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

embracing all the works of His hands,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

crown of all of God’s handiwork,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

in which we are all immersed,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

sweet relief for anguished hearts,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

only hope of despairing souls,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

repose of hearts, peace amidst fear,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

delight and ecstasy of holy souls,

I trust in You.
Divine Mercy,

inspiring hope against all hope,

I trust in You.
Eternal God,

in Whom mercy is endless

and the treasury of compassion inexhaustible,

look kindly upon us

and increase Your mercy in us,

that in difficult moments

we might not despair nor become despondent,

but with great confidence

submit ourselves to Your Holy Will,

which is Love and Mercy itself.
Amen.

The Anima Christi Of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

The Anima Christi Of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

​THE ANIMA CHRISTI OF

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON

Soul of Jesus,

Sanctify me.
Blood of Jesus,

Wash me,
Passion of Jesus,

Comfort me.
Wounds of Jesus,

Hide me.
Heart of Jesus,

Receive me.
Spirit of Jesus,

Enliven me.
Goodness of Jesus,

Pardon me.
Beauty of Jesus,

Draw me.
Humility of Jesus,

Humble me.
Peace of Jesus,

Pacify me.
Love of Jesus,

Inflame me.
Kingdom of Jesus,

Come to me.
Grace of Jesus,

Replenish me.
Mercy of Jesus,

Pity me.
Sanctity of Jesus,

Sanctify me.
Purity of Jesus,

Purify me.
Cross of Jesus,

Support me.
Nails of Jesus,

Hold me.
Mouth of Jesus,

Bless me in life, in death, in time and eternity.
Mouth of Jesus,

Defend me in the hour of death.
Mouth of Jesus,

Call me to come to Thee.
Mouth of Jesus,

Receive me with Thy saints in glory evermore.
Let Us Pray
Unite me to Thyself,

O adorable Victim.

Life-giving heavenly Bread,

feed me,

sanctify me,

reign in me,

transform me to Thyself,

live in me;

let me live in Thee;

let me adore Thee in Thy life-giving Sacrament as my God,

listen to Thee as to my Master,

obey Thee as my King,

imitate Thee as my Model,

follow Thee as my Shepherd,

love Thee as my Father,

seek Thee as my Physician

who wilt heal all the maladies of my soul.

Be indeed my Way,

Truth and Life;

sustain me,

O heavenly Manna,

through the desert of this world,

till I shall behold Thee unveiled in Thy glory.
Amen
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