LITANY OF SAINT DOMINIC

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, 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 Spirit, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, pray for us.
Holy Mother of God, 
Holy Virgin of virgins,

Holy Father Saint Dominic, pray for us.
Light of the Church,
Day Star of the world,
Preacher of Grace,
Rose of Patience,
Most zealous for the salvation of souls,
Most desirous of martyrdom,
Evangelical man,
Lover of the Word,
Ivory of chastity,
Man of an apostolic heart, Doctor of truth,
Model of poverty,
Rich in purity of life,
Burning as a torch for the salvation of sinners, Herald of the Gospel,
Rule of obedience,
Shining as the sun in the temple of God,
Enriched with the grace of Christ,
Clothed in heavenly virtue,

Father and leader of the Order of Preachers, You who, at your death,
promised to be our intercessor, At the hour of our death receive us into
the heavenly kingdom.

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
spare us, 0 Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
graciously hear us, 0 Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us, 0 Lord.

V. Pray for us, 0 holy Father Saint Dominic,
R. That we may be worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray

Lord, let the holiness and teaching of our Father Dominic come to the aid of your Church. May he help us now with his prayers as he once inspired people by his preaching. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. 

Amen.

From Magnificat, August 2000

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