Litany of the Life of Mary

Lord, have mercy
    Christ, have mercy.                
Lord, have mercy.  Christ, hear us.
    Christ, graciously hear 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, dwelling in the souls of the just,
    Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God,
    Have mercy on us.

Holy Mary,   pray for us.
Holy Virgin, sprung from the race of David,   pray for us.
Holy Virgin, of the root of Jesse, etc.
Holy Virgin, conceived without Original Sin,
Holy Virgin, presented in childhood in the temple,
Holy Virgin, espoused to the just Joseph,
Holy Virgin, bound by an inviolable vow of chastity,
Holy Virgin, gloriously saluted by the Angel,
Holy Virgin, full of grace,
Holy Virgin, blessed among all women,
Holy Virgin, consenting to the plea of Heaven,
Holy Virgin, conceiving by the operation of the Holy Ghost,
Holy Virgin, bearing in thy womb the Man -God,
Holy Virgin, Mother of the Lord,
Holy Virgin, Mother of the true Solomon,
Holy Virgin, Mother of God,
Holy Virgin, visiting thy cousin Elizabeth,
Holy Virgin, blest land, whence sprung the Saviour,
Holy Virgin, holy gate, through which the King of
    Heaven alone may pass,
Holy Virgin, journeying to Bethlehem with thy spouse Joseph,
Holy Virgin, bringing into the world thy Divine Son,
Holy Virgin, Mother of thine own Creator,
Holy Virgin, laying God the Son in a manger,
Holy Virgin, visited by the shepherds,
Holy Virgin, saluted by the Magi,
Holy Virgin, presenting thy Son to be circumcized,
Holy Virgin, submitting to the law of purification,
Holy Virgin, offering thy dear Son in the temple,
Holy Virgin, flying into Egypt to save thy Child,
Holy Virgin, returning into the land of Israel,
Holy Virgin, leading an obscure life at Nazareth,
Holy Virgin, keeping the feasts prescribed by the law,
Holy Virgin, afflicted at the loss of thy Child, when He was   
    twelve years old,
Holy Virgin, sorrowfully seeking thy Child for three days,
Holy Virgin, honoring with thy presence the marriage feast of Cana,
Holy Virgin, graciously representing to thy Son the want of wine,
Holy Virgin, obtaining Christ's first public miracle by thy intercession,
Holy Virgin, following thy Son in His ministrations,
Holy Virgin, sharing the sorrows of thy Son,
Holy Virgin, standing at the foot of the Cross,
Holy Virgin, confided by thy Son to John the Beloved Disciple,
Holy Virgin, pierced with a sword of sorrow,
Holy Virgin, filled with the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost,
Holy Virgin, assumed by thy Son into Heaven,
Holy Virgin, reigning in Heaven, our Queen,
Holy Virgin, called Blessed by all generations,

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Have mercy on us.

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

Let Us Pray

        Protect, O Lord, Thy servants by Thy gracious and abundant help, and grant that our confidence in the protection of Blessed Mary ever Virgin, and our humble imitation of her holy life, may obtain for us security against all enemies and all dangers, through Our Lord Jesus Christ.  
R. Amen.