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Catholic Prayer: Litany of Saint Raymond Nonnatus

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From Magnificat, the Guild's booklet, compiled from approved sources by a member of the Mercedarian Order, the above litany was extracted with written permission of the Rev. Fidel de la Fuente, O.D.M., director of the Guild.

Prayer:

Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. 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, Have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, Pray for us. Holy Mother of God, Pray for us. Our Lady of Mercy, Pray for us. Saint Raymond Nonnatus, Pray for us. St. Raymond, bereft of thy mother before birth, Pray for us. St. Raymond, accepted by the Blessed Virgin as her child, Pray for us. St. Raymond, called by Our Lady to enter her Order of Mercy, Pray for us. St. Raymond, example of heroic virtues, Pray for us. St. Raymond, zealous for the glory of God, Pray for us. St. Raymond, ransomer of Christian captives, Pray for us. St. Raymond, willing hostage for unfortunates in bondage, Pray for us. St. Raymond, confessor of Christ, Pray for us. St. Raymond, glorious martyr, Pray for us. St. Raymond, prince of the Church, Pray for us. St. Raymond, model of virginal purity, Pray for us. St. Raymond, inflamed with love for the Holy Eucharist, Pray for us. St. Raymond, given Viaticum by Christ Himself, Pray for us. St. Raymond, absorbed through death in Divine Love, Pray for us. St. Raymond, great miracle-worker by thy powerful intercession, Pray for us. St. Raymond, honored friend of God in Heaven,Pray for us. St. Raymond, Patron of Christian motherhood, Pray for us. St. Raymond, advocate for happiness in Christian families, Pray for us.

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.

Let us pray. O God, Who didst bless holy Raymond, Thy confessor, with marvelous success in freeing the faithful held in bondage by the infidels: listen to his prayers, and grant to us, together with freedom from slavery of sin, the grace to perform readily whatever we know to be pleasing to Thee. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. R. Amen.

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