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THE LITANY OF THE SACRED HEART

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,

Response to eachHave mercy on us.

Heart of Jesus, Son of the Eternal Father,
Heart of Jesus, Formed by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mother,
Heart of Jesus, Substantially united to the Word of God,

Heart of Jesus, Of Infinite Majesty,
Heart of Jesus, Holy Temple of God,
Heart of Jesus, Tabernacle of the Most High,
Heart of Jesus, House of God and Gate of Heaven,
Heart of Jesus, Burning Furnace of charity,
Heart of Jesus, Vessel of Justice and love,
Heart of Jesus, Full of goodness and love,
Heart of Jesus, Abyss of all virtues,
Heart of Jesus, Most worthy of all praises,
Heart of Jesus, King and centre of all hearts,
Heart of Jesus, In Whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge,
Heart of Jesus, In Whom dwells all the fullness of the Divinity,
Heart of Jesus, in Whom the Father is well pleased,
Heart of Jesus, Of Whose fullness we have all received,
Heart of Jesus, Desire of the everlasting hills,
Heart of Jesus, Patient and abounding in mercy,
Heart of Jesus, Rich unto all who call upon You,
Heart of Jesus, Fountain of life and holiness,
Heart of Jesus, Atonement for our sins,
Heart of Jesus, Filled with reproaches,
Heart of Jesus, Bruised for our offences,
Heart of Jesus, Made obedient unto death,
Heart of Jesus, Pierced with a lance,
Heart of Jesus, Source of all consolation,
Heart of Jesus, Our Life and Resurrection,
Heart of Jesus, Our Peace and Reconciliation,
Heart of Jesus, Victim for our sins,
Heart of Jesus, Salvation of those who hope in You,
Heart of Jesus, Hope of those who die in You,
Heart of Jesus, Delight of all the Saints,

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.

Jesus, meek and humble of heart,

Make our hearts like unto Yours.


Let us pray.

Almighty and Eternal God, look upon the Heart of Your most-beloved Son, and upon the praises and satisfaction He offers to You in the name of sinners; and, appeased by worthy homage, pardon those who implore Your mercy, in Your Great Goodness, in the name of the same Jesus Christ Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, world without end. Amen.

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