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The Litany of St. Francis of Assisi

(For private use only.)


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, *

God the Holy Spirit, *

Holy Trinity, One God, *

Holy Mary, conceived without sin, **

Holy Mary, special patroness of the three Orders of Saint Francis, **

St. Francis, seraphic patriarch, **

St. Francis, most prudent father, **

St. Francis, despiser of the world, **

St. Francis, model of penance, **

St. Francis, conqueror of vices, **

St. Francis, imitator of the Savior, **

St. Francis, bearer of the marks of Christ, **

St. Francis, sealed with the character of Jesus, **

St. Francis, example of purity, **

St. Francis, image of humility, **

St. Francis, abounding in grace, **

St. Francis, reformer of the erring, **

St. Francis, healer of the sick, **

St. Francis, pillar of the Church, **

St. Francis, defender of the Faith, **

St. Francis, champion of Christ, **

St. Francis, defender of thy children, **

St. Francis, invulnerable shield, **

St. Francis, confounder of the heretics, **

St. Francis, converter of pagans, **

St. Francis, supporter of the lame, **

St. Francis, raiser of the dead, **

St. Francis, healer of the lepers, **

St. Francis, our advocate, **

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.

Christ, hear us.

Christ, graciously hear us.

V. Pray for us, O blessed father Francis,

R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

* Have mercy on us.

** Pray for us.

Let us pray

O Lord Jesus Christ, Who, when the world was growing cold, in order to renew in our hearts the flame of love, imprinted the sacred marks of Thy Passion on the body of our blessed father Francis, mercifully grant that by his merits and prayers we may persevere in bearing the cross and may bring forth fruits worthy of penance, Thou Who livest and reignest, world without end. Amen.

 
 

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