Monday, April 9, 2018

Litany of Saint Louis Mary of Monfort

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, have mercy on us.
God the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.

Saint Mary, Mother of God, pray for us.
Saint Louis Mary of Monfort, pray for us.
faithful imitator of Jesus Christ,
eloquent preacher of the Cross,
singer of the Sacred Heart,
devout slave of Jesus in Mary,
Apostle of the Most Holy Rosary,
man of prayer, prodigy of mortification,
passionate lover of poverty,
intrepid champion of the truth,
ardent defender of the Catholic faith,
indefatigable zealot of the glory of God and the salvation of souls,
restorer of the temples of the Lord,
father of the poor,
Help the sick and infirm,
teacher of childhood and youth,
founder of religious congregation,
model of priests and missionaries,

Get us the true wisdom,
Get us the spirit of faith,
Get us the spirit of prayer,
Get us the spirit of humility,
Get us the love of the Cross,
Get your true devotion to Mary,
Get your love for the Church,
Get your dedication to the Vicar of Jesus Christ,
Get your filial obedience to the infallible Pope,
Get us your courage in the trials,
Get us your love of the hidden life,
Get us your zeal for the conversion of sinners,
Get us perseverance in good,
Get us the grace of a good death,
Get us the reign of Jesus by Mary,

Pray for us, Saint Louis Mary of Monfort, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray: O God, who have made St. Louis Mary an eminent preacher of the Kingdom of your only Son, and through him have aroused in your Church a double religious family, grant us, according to his teaching and example, the grace to serve under the suave yoke of the blessed Virgin Mother, this same beloved Son who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit in the centuries of centuries. Amen.