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Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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, Pray for us.
Holy Mother of God,
Holy Virgin of virgins,
Mother of Christ,
Mother of the Church
Mother of divine grace,
Mother most pure,
Mother most chaste,
Mother inviolate,
Mother undefiled,
Mother most amiable,
Mother most admirable,
Mother of good counsel,
Mother of our Creator,
Mother of our Savior,
Virgin most prudent,
Virgin most venerable,
Virgin most renowned,
Virgin most powerful,
Virgin most merciful,
Virgin most faithful,
Mirror of justice,
Seat of wisdom,
Cause of our joy,
Spiritual vessel,
Vessel of honor,
Singular vessel of devotion,
Mystical rose,
Tower of David,
Tower of ivory,
House of gold,
Ark of the covenant,
Gate of heaven,
Morning star,
Health of the sick,
Refuge of sinners,
Comforter of the afflicted,
Help of Christians,
Queen of angels,
Queen of patriarchs,
Queen of prophets,
Queen of apostles,
Queen of martyrs,
Queen of confessors,
Queen of virgins,
Queen of all saints,
Queen conceived without original sin,
Queen assumed into heaven,
Queen of the most holy Rosary,
Queen of peace,

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
Graciously hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.

L. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray: Grant, we beg you, O Lord God, that we your servants may enjoy lasting health of mind and body, and by the glorious intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, be delivered from present sorrow, and enter into the joy of eternal happiness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

*Seasonal responses and prayers follow.

During Advent

V. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.

Father, in your plan for our salvation your Word became man, announced by an angel and born of the Virgin Mary. May we who believe that she is the Mother of God receive the help of her prayers.

We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

From Christmas to the Purification

V. After childbirth you remained an inviolate Virgin.
R. Mother of God, pray for us.

Father, you gave the human race eternal salvation through the motherhood of the Virgin Mary.

May we experience the help of her prayers in our lives, for through her we receive the very source of life, your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

From February 3 until Easter

V. Grant that I may praise you, O holy Virgin.
R. Give me strength against your enemies.

God of mercy, give us strength. May we who honor the memory of the Mother of God rise above our sins and failings with the help of her prayers.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

From Easter to Pentecost

V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia!
R. For the Lord is truly risen, alleluia!

God our Father, you give joy to the world by the resurrection of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Through the prayers of his Mother, the Virgin Mary, bring us to the happiness of eternal life. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

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