"Litany of Loreto"
[P] Virgin Most Renowned, *[P] Lamb of God, Who takest away The Rosary and Litany of Loreto [P] Virgin Most Powerful, the sins of the world, [P] Virgin Most Merciful, [All] Graciously hear us, O Lord. [P] Virgin Most Faithful, *[P] Lamb of God, Who takest away [P] Mirror of Justice, the sins of the world, [P] Seat of Wisdom, [All] Have mercy on us. [P] Cause of our Joy, [P] Pray for us, O Holy Mother of [P] Spiritual Vessel, God, From [P] Vessel of Honor, [All] That we may be made worthy of Supremi Apostolatus Officio [P] Singular Vessel of Devotion, the Promises of Christ. On Devotion to the Rosary [P] Mystical Rose, [P] Let us pray: Grant, we beseech Encyclical Of Pope Leo XIII [P] Tower of David, Thee, O Lord God, to us Thy servants, September 1, 1883 [P] Tower of Ivory, that we may evermore enjoy health of [P] House of Gold, mind and body, and by the glorious Moved by ... the examples of Our [P] Ark of the Covenant, intercession of blessed Mary ever Predecessors, We have deemed it most [P] Gate of Heaven, Virgin be delivered from present opportune ... to institute solemn prayers [P] Morning Star, sorrow and obtain everlasting and to endeavor by adopting those [P] Health of the Sick, happiness. Through Christ our Lord. addressed to the Blessed Virgin in the [P] Refuge of Sinners, [All:] Amen. recital of the Rosary to obtain from her [P] Comforter of the Afflicted, son Jesus Christ ... aid against present [P] Help of Christians, dangers. You have before your eyes, Venerable Brethren, the trials to which [P] Queen of Angels, the Church is daily exposed; Christian [P] Queen of Patriarchs, piety, public morality, nay, even faith [P] Queen of Prophets, itself, the supreme good and beginning [P] Queen of Apostles, of all the other virtues, all are daily [P] Queen of Martyrs, Traditional Catholic Mass, Doctrine, and menaced with the greatest perils. [P] Queen of Confessors, Moral Teaching—do not do without It is one of the most painful and [P] Queen of Virgins them—do not accept one without all grievous sights to see so many souls, [P] Queen of All Saints, three. redeemed by the blood of Christ, [P] Queen Conceived without Original snatched from salvation by the whirlwind Sin, Our Lady of the Rosary of an age of error, precipitated into the [P] Queen Assumed into Heaven, Old Roman Catholic Church abyss of eternal death. Our need of divine help is as great today as when the [P] Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, 144 North Federal Highway (US#1) great Saint Dominic introduced the use [P] Queen of Peace, in the Buenavista Plaza of the Rosary of Mary as a balm for the [P] Our Lady of Good Hope, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33486 wounds of his contemporaries. *[P] Lamb of God, Who takest away 561-391-8385 We, who seek a remedy for similar the sins of the world, firstname.lastname@example.org evils, do not doubt therefore that the [All] Spare us, O Lord. prayer introduced by that most blessed man with so much advantage to the The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary The Litany of Loreto Catholic world, will have the greatest effect in removing the calamities of our The Joyful Mysteries [P] Lord, Have mercy on us. times also. Not only do We earnestly Mondays, and Thursdays [All] Christ, have mercy on us. exhort all Christians to give themselves 1. The Annunciation: Mary is to be the [P] Lord, Have mercy on us. Christ, to the recital of the pious devotion of the Mother of our Savior. hear us, Rosary publicly, or privately in their own 2. The Visitation: Mary visits Elizabeth, [All] Christ, graciously hear us. house and family, and that unceasingly, pregnant with John the Baptist. [P] God, the Father of heaven, but we also desire that the whole of the 3. The Nativity of our Lord and Savior, [All] Have mercy on us. month of October in this year should be Jesus Christ. [P] God the Son, redeemer of the consecrated to the Holy Queen of the 4. The Presentation of our Lord in the world. Rosary. We decree and order that in the Temple at Jerusalem. [All] Have mercy on us. whole Catholic world, during this year, the devotion of the Rosary shall be 5. The Finding of our Lord in the [P] God the Holy Ghost. solemnly celebrated by special and Temple, “about His Father’s business.” [All] Have mercy on us splendid services. From the first day of [P] Holy Trinity, one God. The Sorrowful Mysteries next October, therefore, until the second [All] Have mercy on us. Tuesdays, and Fridays day of the November following, in every 1. The Agony of our Lord in the Garden parish and, if the ecclesiastical authority All of the following petitions, deem it opportune and of use, in every of Gethsemane. until those which begin chapel dedicated to the Blessed Virgin-- 2. The Scourging of our Lord at the "* Lamb of God...." are answered by let five decades of the Rosary be recited Pillar. the congregation: "pray for us." with the addition of the Litany of Loreto. 3. The Crowing of our Lord with a We desire that the people should Crown of Thorns [P] Holy Mary, frequent these pious exercises; and We 4. Our Lord is forced to carry His Cross will that either Mass shall be said at the [P] Holy Mother of God, to Mount Calvary. altar, or that the Blessed Sacrament P] Holy Virgin of virgins, 5. The Agony and Death of our Lord on shall be exposed to the adoration of the [P] Mother of Christ, the Cross. faithful, Benediction being afterwards [P] Mother of Divine Grace, given with the Sacred Host to the pious The Glorious Mysteries [P] Mother Most Pure, congregation. We highly approve of the Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays [P] Mother Most Chaste, confraternities of the Holy Rosary of the 1. Resurrection of our Lord. [P] Mother Inviolate, Blessed Virgin going in procession, 2. Our Lord’s Ascension into Heaven. [P] Mother Undefiled. following ancient custom, through the 3. The Descent of the Holy Ghost upon [P] Mother Most Amiable, town, as a public demonstration of their the Apostles and the Mother of God at [P] Mother Most Admirable, devotion. And in those places where this Pentecost. [P] Mother of Good Counsel, is not possible, let it be replaced by more assiduous visits to the churches, and let 4. The Bodily Assumption of our Blessed [P] Mother of our Creator the fervor of piety display itself by a still Lady into Heaven. [P] Mother of Our Savior, greater diligence in the exercise of the 5. The Coronation of our Lady as Queen [P] Virgin Most Prudent, Christian virtues. (paragraphs 6-8) of Heaven. [P] Virgin Most Venerable,