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The Litany of St. Teresa of Avila

(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, the Sanctifier *

Holy Trinity, One God, *

Holy Mary, Mother of God, **

Holy Mary, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, **

St. Teresa of Avila, **

St. Teresa, whose heart was transverberated by the love of God, **

St. Teresa, most humble servant of God, **

St. Teresa, most zealous for the glory of God, **

St. Teresa, woman truly strong in mind, **

St. Teresa, truly detached from all created objects, **

St. Teresa, great light of the Catholic Church, **

St. Teresa, reformer and glory of the Carmelite Order, **

St. Teresa, queen of mystical theology, **

St. Teresa, lustrous name of Avila and Spain, **

St. Teresa, who didst forever glorify the name of Teresa, **

St. Teresa, wishing to suffer or to die, **

St. Teresa, exclaiming, "O Lord, how sweet and pleasing are Thy ways!" **

St. Teresa, desiring so much the salvation of souls, **

St. Teresa, tasting and seeing how sweet is the Lord, even in this vale of miseries, **

St. Teresa, exclaiming, "O death, who can fear thee who art the way to true life!" **

St. Teresa, true lover of the Cross of Christ, **

St. Teresa, who didst live to love, who died to love, and who wilt love eternally, **

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, hear us, O Lord.

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

V. Pray for us, O holy St. Teresa,

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

* Have mercy on us.

** Pray for us.

Let us pray

O God, Who didst replenish the heart of Thy blessed servant St. Teresa with the treasuries of Thy divine love, grant that, like her, we may love Thee and suffer all things for Thee and in union with Thee, that we may gain souls for Thee, and that we may secure the salvation of our own soul. This we beg through the merits of our Savior and the intercession of Thy glorious virgin Teresa. Amen.

 
 

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