Tuesday, 07 December 2021
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The Litany of Our Lady of Sorrows

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: pray for us.

Holy Mary,

Holy Mother of God,

Holy Virgin of virgins,

Mother crucified,

Mother sorrowful,

Mother tearful,

Mother afflicted,

Mother forsaken,

Mother desolate,

Mother bereft of your Child,

Mother transfixed with the sword,

Mother consumed with grief,

Mother filled with anguish,

Mother crucified in heart,

Mother most sad,

Fountain of tears,

Abyss of suffering,

Mirror of patience,

Rock of constancy,

Refuge of the forsaken,

Shield of the oppressed,

Subduer of the unbelieving,

Comfort of the afflicted,

Medicine of the sick,

Strength of the weak,

harbour of the wrecked,

Allayer of tempests,

Resource of mourners,

Terror of the treacherous,

Treasure of the faithful,

Eye of Prophets,

Staff of the Apostles,

Crown of martyrs,

Light of confessors,

Pearl of virgins,

Consolation of widows,

Joy of all 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.

Look down upon us, deliver us and save us from all trouble, in the power of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Let us pray.
Imprint, O Lady, your wound upon my heart that I may read therein sorrow and love - sorrow to endure every sorrow for you, and love to despise every love for you.
R. Amen.

(Conclude with the Apostles
Creed, Hail Holy Queen, and three Hail Marys, in honour of the Most Holy Heart of Mary.)

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