Litanies of the Roman Catholic Church

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Song of the Angels - by Adolphe William Bouguereau

 

A Litany is a well-known and much appreciated form of Responsive Petition, used in Public Liturgical Services, and in Private Devotions, for Common Necessities of the Church, or in Calamities to implore God's Aid or to appease His Just Wrath.

 

Litanies of the Roman Catholic Church

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(Latin litania, letania, from Greek lite, Prayer or Supplication)

A Litany is a well-known and much appreciated form of Responsive Petition, used in Public Liturgical Services, and in Private Devotions, for Common Necessities of the Church, or in Calamities — to implore God's Aid or to appease His Just Wrath. This Form of Prayer finds its Model in Psalm 135:

 

Psalm 135 - Hymn of Thanksgiving for God's Everlasting Love

135:1. Alleluia. Praise the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:2. Praise ye the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:3. Praise ye the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:4. Who alone doth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:5. Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:6. Who established the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:7. Who made the great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:8. The sun to rule the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.
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135:26. Give glory to the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:27. Give glory to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

 

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany of the Divine Mercy

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany of Fatima

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany of the Holy Spirit

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany of the Precious Blood of Jesus

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany of Saint Joseph

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany of Our Lady of Sorrows

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany of Saint Peregrine

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany of the Most Holy Trinity

angel_01.gif (2832 bytes) Litany to Saint Philomena

angel_02.gif (2330 bytes) Litany for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

 

Litanys Available from the EWTN Audio Library