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Catholic Prayer: Litany of the Most Holy Trinity

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Approved for private devotion. Taken from a prayer book published in 1875, its total content recommended to the faithful by Cardinal Franchi and given the blessing of Pope Pius IX. This litany is also in other and earlier prayer books, e.g. in the Golden Manual published by Sadlier in 1851.

Prayer:

Antiphon: Blessed be the holy Trinity and undivided Unity: we will give glory to Him, because He hath shown His mercy to us.

V. O Lord our Lord, how wonderful is Thy Name in all the earth!

R. O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God!

Lord, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Blessed Trinity, hear us.
Adorable Unity, 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, Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy on us.
Father, from Whom are all things, Have mercy on us.
Son, through Whom are all things, Have mercy on us.
Holy Ghost, in Whom are all things, Have mercy on us.
Holy and undivided Trinity, Have mercy on us.
Father everlasting, Have mercy on us.
Only-begotten Son of the Father, Have mercy on us.
Spirit Who proceedeth from the Father and the Son, Have mercy on us.
Co-eternal Majesty of Three Divine Persons, Have mercy on us.
Father, the Creator, Have mercy on us.
Son, the Redeemer, Have mercy on us.
Holy Ghost, the Comforter, Have mercy on us.
Holy, holy, holy Lord God of hosts, Have mercy on us.
Who art, Who wast, and Who art to come, Have mercy on us.
God, Most High, Who inhabitest eternity, Have mercy on us.
To Whom alone are due all honor and glory, Have mercy on us.
Who alone doest great wonders, Have mercy on us.
Power infinite, Have mercy on us.
Wisdom incomprehensible, Have mercy on us.
Love unspeakable, Have mercy on us.

Be merciful.
Spare us, O Holy Trinity.
Be merciful.
Graciously hear us, O Holy Trinity.
From all evil, Deliver us, O Holy Trinity.
From all sin, O Holy Trinity.
From all pride, O Holy Trinity.
From all love of riches, O Holy Trinity.
From all uncleanness, O Holy Trinity.
From all sloth, O Holy Trinity.
From all inordinate affection, O Holy Trinity.
From all envy and malice, O Holy Trinity.
From all anger and impatience, O Holy Trinity.
From every thought, word, and deed, contrary to Thy holy law, O Holy Trinity.
From Thy everlasting malediction, O Holy Trinity.
Through Thy almighty power, O Holy Trinity.
Through Thy plenteous loving kindness, O Holy Trinity.
Through the exceeding treasure of Thy goodness and love, O Holy Trinity.
Through the depths of Thy wisdom and knowledge, O Holy Trinity.
Through all Thy unspeakable perfections, O Holy Trinity.

We sinners,
Beseech Thee, hear us.

That we may ever serve Thee alone, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may worship Thee in spirit and in truth, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may love Thee with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our strength,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

That, for Thy sake, we may love our neighbor as ourselves, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may faithfully keep Thy holy commandments, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may never defile our bodies and souls with sin, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may go from grace to grace, and from virtue to virtue, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That we may finally enjoy the sight of Thee in glory, We beseech Thee, hear us.
That Thou wouldst vouchsafe to hear us, We beseech Thee, hear us.
O blessed Trinity,
We beseech Thee, deliver us.
O blessed Trinity,
We beseech Thee, save us.
O blessed Trinity,
Have mercy on us.

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

Our Father (silently).

Hail, Mary (silently

V. Blessed art Thou, O Lord, in the firmament of heaven.
R. And worthy to be praised, and glorious, and highly exalted forever.

Let us pray. Almighty and everlasting God, Who hast granted Thy servants in the confession of the true faith, to acknowledge the glory of an Eternal Trinity, and in the power of Thy majesty to adore a Unity: we beseech Thee that by the strength of this faith we may be defended from all adversity. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer Source: Kyrie Eleison — Two Hundred Litanies by Benjamin Francis Musser O.F.M., The Magnificat Press, 1944
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