Litany of St. Dominic

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THE LITANY OF SAINT DOMINIC

Lord, have mercy on us.   Christ have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.   Christ have mercy on 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 Mary,  Pray for us.
Holy Mother of God,   Pray for us.
Holy Virgin of virgins,   Pray for us.
Our Glorious Father St. Dominic,   Pray for us.
Follower of Jesus Christ,  Pray for us.
Eminently endowed with the virtues of His Sacred Heart,   Pray for us.
Adorer of the Blessed Sacrament,   Pray for us.
Singularly devoted to our Blessed Lady,   Pray for us.
Promoter of her honor,   Pray for us.
Promulgator of the Holy Rosary,   Pray for us.
Splendor of the Priesthood,   Pray for us.
Founder of the Friar Preachers,  Pray for us.
Confounder of the Albigenses,   Pray for us.
Reviver of ecclesiastical discipline,   Pray for us.
Rose of patience,  Pray for us.
Most ardent for the salvation of souls,   Pray for us.
Most desirous of martyrdom,   Pray for us.
Evangelical man,   Pray for us.
Doctor of truth,  Pray for us.
Ivory of chastity,   Pray for us.
Man of truly apostolic heart,  Pray for us.
Poor in the midst of riches,   Pray for us.
Rich in unspotted life,   Pray for us.
Burning with zeal for perishing souls,  Pray for us.
Preacher of the Gospel,  Pray for us.
Rule of abstinence,   Pray for us.
Herald of heavenly things,   Pray for us.
Salt of the earth,  Pray for us.
Who didst water the earth with thy precious blood,   Pray for us.
Shining in the choir of virgins,   Pray for us.
Saint Dominic most humble,   Pray for us.
Saint Dominic most obedient,   Pray for us.
Saint Dominic most chaste,   Pray for us.
Saint Dominic most charitable,  Pray for us.

That at the hour of death we may be received into heaven with thee,   Pray for us.
Be Merciful unto us, O Lord,   And pardon us.
Be Merciful unto us, O Lord,   And graciously hear us.

From all sin and evil,   O Lord deliver us.
From the snares of the devil,   O Lord deliver us.
From eternal death,   O Lord deliver us.
By the merits of our Holy Father, Saint Dominic,   O Lord deliver us.
By his ardent love,  O Lord deliver us.
By his indefatigable zeal,  O Lord deliver us.
By his extraordinary labors,   O Lord deliver us.
By his inexpressible penances,  O Lord deliver us.
By his voluntary poverty,   O Lord deliver us.
By his perpetual chastity,  O Lord deliver us.
By his perfect obedience,   O Lord deliver us.
By his profound humility,   O Lord deliver us.
By his rare continancy,  O Lord deliver us.
By all his other virtues,  O Lord deliver us.

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.

Pray for us, O Holy Father, Dominic.   That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Grant, we beseech Thee, O Almighty God, that we who are weighed down by the burden of our sins may be relieved by the patronage of St. Dominic, Thy Confessor, our Father. Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

O SPEM MIRUM

O Wonderful Hope which thou gave to those who wept for thee at the hour of thy death, promising after thy departure to be helpful to thy brethren.   Fulfill, O Father, what thou hast said, and help us by thy prayers.

O you, who did shine illustrious by so many miracles, wrought on the bodies of the sick, bring us the help of Christ to heal our sick souls.   Fulfill, O Father, what thou hast said, and help us by thy prayers.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.   Fulfill, O Father, what thou hast said, and help us by thy prayers.

Pray for us, O Holy Father, St. Dominic.   That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray.
O God, who has enlightened Your Church by the eminent virtues and preaching of St. Dominic, Your Confessor and our Father, mercifully grant that by his prayers we may be provided against all temporal necessities, and daily improve in all spiritual good. Through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.