Litany for the Church in our time

 

Our_Lady_of_La_Salette_(tears)Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, Divine Founder of the Church, 
hear us.

Christ, Who didst warn of false prophets
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 Ghost,
have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, One God,
have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us.

Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, 
pray for us.

Saint Michael, Defender in Battle, 
pray for us. 

Saint Peter, the Rock upon which Christ built His Church, 
pray for us.

Saint Paul, Protector of the Faithful Remnant, 
pray for us.

Saint Francis of Assisi, Re-builder of the Church,
pray for us. 

Saint Anthony, Hammer of Heretics, 
pray for us.

Saint Pius V, 
Restorer of the beauty of the Sacred Liturgy, 
pray for us. 

Saint Pius X, Foe of Modernism, 
pray for us.

All ye Holy Angels and Archangels, 
pray that we may resist the snares of the Devil.

Saint Catherine of Siena, 
pray that Christ's Vicar 
may oppose the spirit of the world. 

Saint John Fisher, 
pray that bishops may have 
the courage to combat heresy and irreverence. 

Saint Francis Xavier, 
pray that zeal for souls 
may be re-enkindled in the clergy.

Saint Charles Borromeo, 
pray that seminaries 
may be protected from false teachings.

Saint Vincent de Paul, 
pray that seminarians may return 
to a life of prayer and meditation. 

Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, 
pray that religious may rediscover 
their vocation of love and sacrifice.

Saint Thomas More, 
pray that the laity 
may not succumb to the Great Apostasy.

Saint Francis de Sales, 
pray that the Catholic press 
may again become a vehicle of Truth.

Saint John Bosco, 
pray that our children may be protected 
from immoral and heretical instruction. 

Saint Pascal, 
pray that profound reverence 
for the Most Blessed Sacrament may be restored.

Saint Dominic, 
pray that we may ever treasure the Holy Rosary.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, 
spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, 
graciously hear us.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, 
have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.

Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God,
That we may be made worthy of the  promises of Christ.

Let Us Pray.

Jesus, our God, 
in these dark hours when Thy Mystical Body 
is undergoing its own Crucifixion, 
and when it would almost seem to be abandoned 
by God the Father, 
have mercy, we beg of Thee, 
on Thy suffering Church. 
Send down upon us the Divine Consoler, 
to enlighten our minds and strengthen our wills.

Thou, O Second Person of the Most Holy Trinity, 
Who canst neither deceive nor be deceived, 
have promised to be with Thy Church 
until the end of time. 
Give us a mighty Faith 
that we may not falter; 
help us to do Thy Holy Will always, 
especially during these hours 
of grief and uncertainty. 
May Thy Most Sacred Heart 
and the Immaculate and Sorrowful Heart 
of Thy Holy Mother be our sure refuge 
in time and in eternity.

Amen.
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2 Responses to Litany for the Church in our time

  1. The Church desperately needs the prayers of all the saints mentioned in this litany. They will respond.

  2. katusablog says:

    AMEN AMEN – Dear God We Pray To Accept Your Will For Us and For Your Everlasting Love and Help! In The Name Of Your Son Jesus Christ, Help RepublicUSA in these difficult times – AMEN

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