graciously hear us.
the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us.
the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.
the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us.
Trinity, One God, have mercy on us.
Mary, Virgin Mother of God, *
Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus, *
Francis Xavier, the glory and second pillar of that holy
of the Indies and Japan, *
of the Holy Apostolic See, *
of the truth and doctor of the nations, *
of election, to carry the Name of Jesus Christ to the kings of the
light to those who sat in the shadow of God, *
of burning zeal for the glory of God, *
propagator of the Christian Faith, *
watchful shepherd of souls, *
constant mediator on divine things, *
faithful follower of Jesus Christ, *
ardent lover of evangelical poverty, *
perfect observer of religious obedience, *
who didst burn with the fire of Divine Love, *
didst generously despise all earthly things, *
able guide in the way of perfection, *
of apostolic men, *
of all virtues, *
of infidels and master of the faithful, *
in life and manners, *
in affection for and care of God's people, *
mighty in word and works, *
all nations and the Church have with one voice associated with the
glorious choir of Apostles, *
was adorned the the crown of virgins, *
didst aspire to the palm of martyrs, *
in virtue and profession of life, *
whom we reverence, through the Divine Goodness, the merits of all
the winds and the sea obeyed, *
didst take by assault the cities that had revolted from Jesus
was the terror of the armies of infidels, *
of demons and destroyer of idols, *
defense against shipwreck, *
of the poor and refuge of the miserable, *
to the blind and strength to the lame, *
in time of war, famine, and plague, *
worker of miracles, *
was endowed with the gift of tongues, *
was endowed with the wondrous power of raising the dead, *
trumpet of the Holy Ghost, *
and glory of the East, *
Francis Xavier, **
the Faith, which thou didst so marvelously propagate, **
thy miracles and prophecies, **
the perils and shipwrecks which thou didst endure, **
the pains and labors, in the midst of which thou didst so ardently
exclaim, "Still more! Still more!", **
thy heavenly raptures, in the midst of which thou didst so
fervently exclaim, "Enough, enough, Lord, enough, **
the glory and happiness which now thou dost enjoy in heaven, **
of the heavenly Bridegroom, Intercede for us.
Francis Xavier, beloved of God and men, Intercede for us.
of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, spare us,
of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, graciously hear us,
of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
graciously hear us.
Pray for us, St. Francis Xavier.
That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.
Pray for us.
We beseech thee, hear us.