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The Litany of the Sorrowful Mother

(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 Mother of God, **

Mother of Christ, **

Mother of Our Savior Crucified, **

Mother most Sorrowful, **

Mother most tearful, **

Mother most afflicted, **

Mother most lonely, **

Mother most desolate, **

Mother pierced by the sword of sorrow, **

Queen of martyrs, **

Comfort of the sorrowful, **

Help of the needy, **

Protectress of the forsaken, **

Support of widows and orphans, **

Health of the sick, **

Hope of the troubled, **

Haven of the ship-wrecked, **

Refuge of sinners, **

Hope of the despairing, **

Mother of mercy, **

Through thy anxiety when seeking thy lost Child, **

Through the sad flight into Egypt, **

Through the sorrow at the prophecy of Simeon, **

Through the poverty in the stable of Bethlehem, **

 

Through thy grief when seeing thy divine Son persecuted, **

Through thy fear and anxiety when Jesus was apprehended, **

Through they pain caused by the treason of Judas and the denial of Peter, **

Through the sad meeting with Jesus on the way of the Cross, **

Through the tortures of thy loving Heart at the Crucifixion of Jesus, **

Through thy agony at the death of Jesus, **

Through the sword of sorrow that pierced thy heart when the side of Jesus was transfixed by the lance, **

Through thy lamentations over the dead Body of thy divine Son lying on thy bosom, **

Through the deep mourning at His tomb, **

Through the desolation after the burial of Jesus, **

Through the tears thou didst shed for thy beloved Son, **

Through thy wonderful resignation to the will of God in all thy sufferings, **

In all our tribulations, **

In our illnesses and pains, **

In our sorrows and afflictions, **

In our need and destitution, **

In our fears and dangers, **

In the hour of our death, **

On the Day of Judgment, **

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, O Lord.

V. Pray for us, O Sorrowful Virgin,

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

Amen.

* Have mercy on us.

** Pray for us.

Let us pray

We beseech Thee, O Lord Jesus Christ, let Thy Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose holy soul was pierced by a sword of sorrow at the hour of Thy Passion, implore Thy mercy for us, both now and at the hour of our death, Who livest and reignest, world without end. Amen.

 
 

Prayerbook

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"A Collage of Catholic Information"

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