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Litany for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

November 2, 2016 by  
Filed under All Souls, Commemoration, Litanies, Litany, Liz Estler, Mercy, Prayer

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Litany for the Holy Souls in Purgatory   Editor’s Note: Dear faithful friends and readers, on this All Souls’ Day (the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed) during this year of mercy, and throughout the month of November, which the Church dedicates to the deceased, we invite you to join us in praying this litany for the holy souls in purgatory (one of several commonly available for private use).  Not only... Read More

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

June 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Litanies, Litany, Mary

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Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary*   Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.      God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us.      God the Son, redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us.      God the Holy Spirit, Have mercy on us.      Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy... Read More

Litany of Loreto

September 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Litanies, Litany, Liz Estler, Mary, Prayer

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Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary (also known as the Litany of Loreto) Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us. Holy Mary, pray for us. Holy Mother of God, pray for us. Holy Virgin... Read More

Litany of Christ the King

November 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Litanies, Litany, Prayers

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Litany of Christ the King   Lord, have mercy on us, Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us,Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us.God, our Heavenly Father, Who has made firm for all ages your Son’s Throne,Have mercy on us.God the Son, Jesus, our Victim-High Priest, True Prophet, and Sovereign King,Have mercy on us.God the Holy Spirit, poured out upon us with abundant newness,Have mercy on us.Holy... Read More

The Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

April 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Litanies, Litany, Prayer

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The Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God, the Father of heaven, have mercy on us. God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God, the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. Heart of Jesus, Son of the Eternal Father, have mercy on us. Heart of Jesus, formed by the Holy Spirit in the... Read More

Too much talking during Adoration; Purpose of a litany? Pt II of II

December 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Litanies, Prayer

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Dear Father John, I went to Adoration this morning with my prayer group. There weren’t too many of us, but I always have a feeling that there is too much talking during our Adoration, and I just don’t get the “purpose” of a “litany” (which we pray together during Adoration). Each time I hear a litany, repeating the same sentence 2 or 3 times gives me feeling of being brain washed. I don’t see any love coming out of... Read More

Too much talking during Adoration; Purpose of a litany? Pt I of II

December 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Adoration, Fr. Bartunek, Litanies, Prayer, Silence

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Dear Father John, I went to Adoration this morning with my prayer group. There weren’t too many of us, but I always have a feeling that there is too much talking during our Adoration, and I just don’t get the “purpose” of a “litany” (which we pray together during Adoration). Each time I hear a litany, repeating the same sentence 2 or 3 times gives me feeling of being brain washed. I don’t see any love coming out of... Read More

Litany of Humility

March 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Litanies, Litany, Prayer

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Litany of Humility   O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being loved, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being honored, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being praised, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being preferred to others, Deliver me, Jesus. From the desire of being consulted,... Read More

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