A Litany to Pray Frequently in Time of Health Pandemic

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This may be prayed individually or in alternation with others.

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

Christ, hear us. Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.

O God the Father, Creator of heaven and earth,
have mercy on us.
O God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
have mercy on us.
O God the Holy Spirit, Sanctifier of the faithful,
have mercy on us.
O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, one God,
have mercy on us.

From all evil,
Lord, deliver us, we pray.
From every sin,
Lord, deliver us, we pray.
From everlasting death,
Lord, deliver us, we pray.
By your Incarnation,
Lord, deliver us, we pray.
By your Death and Resurrection,
Lord, deliver us, we pray.
By the outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Lord, deliver us, we pray.

Holy Mary, pray for us.
Holy Mother of God, pray for us.
Mother of the Church, pray for us.
Mother of Christians, pray for us.
Mother of all peoples, pray for us.

Refuge of sinners,  pray for us.
Comforter of the afflicted, pray for us.
Consolation of the lonely, pray for us.
Solace of the fearful, pray for us.
Hope of the poor, pray for us.
Health of the sick, pray for us.
Companion of the dying, pray for us.
Strength of caregivers, pray for us.
Help of Christians, pray for us.

Queen of angels, pray for us.
Queen of apostles, pray for us.
Queen of martyrs, pray for us.
Queen of virgins, pray for us.
Queen of all saints, pray for us.
Queen of Heaven,  pray for us.

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

Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God,
that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

 

Adapted from liturgical and traditional sources by Anthony Ruff, OSB.

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