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Catholic Prayer: Litany of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque


This litany from New Manual of the Sacred Heart (Benziger Bros., 1887, 1900).


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. Holy Virgin of virgins, Pray for us. Saint John, Pray for us. Saint Francis of Sales, Pray for us. Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, Pray for us. Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Pray for us. St. Margaret Mary, Pearl of great price, Pray for us. Flower of the field, Pray for us. Lily of the valleys, Pray for us. Morning rose, Pray for us. Child most dear to Mary, Pray for us. Incense of sweet odor, Pray for us. Palm of patience, Pray for us. Treasure of charity, Pray for us. Despiser of the world, Pray for us. Spouse beloved of Christ, Pray for us. Violet of the garden of St. Francis of Sales, Pray for us. Star shining in the midst of clouds, Pray for us. Rule of obedience, Pray for us. Model of mortification, Pray for us. Seraph before the altar, Pray for us. Sanctuary of the Heart of Jesus, Pray for us. Delight of the Heart of Jesus, Pray for us. Apostle of the Heart of Jesus, Pray for us. Plaintive dove, Pray for us. Dove most beautiful, Pray for us. Rock unmoved in the midst of tempests, Pray for us. Mistress most gentle, Pray for us. Angel of holy counsel, Pray for us. Terror of demons, Pray for us. Intercessor for sinners, Pray for us. Solace of the poor, Pray for us. Relief of the sick, Pray for us. Holocaust of Divine Love, Pray for us. New Star of the Church, Pray for us. Joy of thy holy Institute, Pray for us. Glory of thy people, 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: Hear us, O Lord. Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world: Have mercy on us.

Antiphon: The Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant seeking good pearls, who, when he had found one of great price, he gave all that he had and bought it. V. Grace is poured abroad in thy lips. R. Therefore God hath blessed thee forever.

Let us pray. O Lord Jesus Christ, Who hast wonderfully revealed to blessed Margaret, virgin, the unsearchable riches of Thy Heart: grant that we, by her merits and following her example, may love Thee in all things and above all things, and may he found worthy to obtain an eternal resting-place in the same, Thy Heart. Who livest and reignest with the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. R. Amen.

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