Thursday, April 14, 2005

A Litany of Saints for the Diocese of San Jose

As we pray for the cardinals in conclave, let us call upon the holy ones who surround our diocese.


Litany of Saints for the Diocese of San Jose
Set to the “Litany of Saints” by John D. Becker (OCP Publications)


Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

1. Mary, our Mother…pray for us.
Our Lady of Guadalupe…
Our Lady of Peace…
Our Lady Star of the Sea…

Queen of Apostles…pray for us.
Mary of the Assumption…
Mary of the Immaculate Conception…
And Joseph, her husband…pray for us.

All you holy men and women, pray for us.

2. Clare and Francis of Assisi…pray for us.
John the Baptist, John Vianney…
Br. Albert and Anthony…
Athanasius and Christopher…

Cyprian and Elizabeth…pray for us.
Catherine of Alexandria…
Joseph of Cupertino…
Victor, Frances Cabrini…pray for us.

All you holy men and women, pray for us.

3. Justin and Julie Billiart…pray for us.
Lawrence the Martyr…
Lucy, Martin, and Patrick
Maria Goretti…

Nicholas, William, Simon…pray for us.
Martin of Tours…
Leo the Great…
Thomas Aquinas…pray for us.

All you holy men and women, pray for us.

4. Thomas of Canterbury…pray for us.
Santa Teresa…
Andrew Kim Taegon…
Paul Chong Hasang…

Andrew Dung-Lac…pray for us.
Ignatius, Vincent, Dominic…
All holy men and women…
All Saints of God…pray for us.

All you holy men and women, pray for us.

5. Christ, the King, be merciful…save your people.
By your Transfiguration…
Your Resurrection and Ascension…
By your precious Five Wounds…

By your Holy Cross and Sacred Heart…save your people.
By your Most Holy Trinity…
Through your Holy Family…
Through your Holy Spirit…save your people.

Christ, hear us; Lord, Jesus, hear our prayer.

6. Have mercy on us sinners…hear our prayer.
Protect your holy Church…
Send your wisdom upon us…
Give your Church a new shepherd…

Bring all peoples together…hear our prayer.
In true peace and harmony…
Comfort the troubled…
Strengthen all of us to serve you…hear our prayer.

Christ, hear us; Lord, Jesus, hear our prayer.

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