Litany In Honour Of St Francis Of Assisi

Leader (L): Lord, have mercy on us. Response (R): Christ have mercy on us.
(L): Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. (R): Christ, graciously hear us.
(L): God the Father of Heaven. (R): Have mercy on us.
(L): God the Son, Redeemer of the World. (R): Have mercy on us.
(L): God the Holy Spirit. (R): Have mercy on us.
(L): Holy Trinity, One God. (R): Have mercy on us.

(L): Holy Mary, conceived without sin. (R): Pray for us.
(L): Holy Mary, Patroness of the Order of St Francis. (R): Pray for us.
(L): Saint Francis, Saintly Patriarch. (R): Pray for us.

The RESPONSE to the following invocations is: Pray for us

(L): St. Francis, most prudent Father.
(L): St. Francis, despiser of sin.
(L): St. Francis, model of penance.
(L): St. Francis, conqueror of vices.
(L): St. Francis, imitator of the Saviour.
(L): St. Francis, bearer of the marks of Christ.
(L): St. Francis, sealed with the character of Jesus.
(L): St. Francis, example of purity.
(L): St. Francis, image of humility.
(L): St. Francis, abounding in grace.
(L): St. Francis, reformer of the straying.
(L): St. Francis, healer of the sick.
(L): St. Francis, pillar of the Church.
(L): St. Francis, defender of the Faith.
(L): St. Francis, champion of Christ.
(L): St. Francis, defender of thy children.
(L): St. Francis, invulnerable shield.
(L): St. Francis, confounder of the heretics.
(L): St. Francis, converter of the pagans.
(L): St. Francis, supporter of the lame.
(L): St. Francis, raiser of the dead.
(L): St. Francis, healer of lepers.
(L): St. Francis, our advocate.

(L): Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world. (R): Spare us, O Lord.
(L): Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world. (R): Graciously hear us, O Lord.
(L): Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world. (R): Have mercy on us.

(L): Christ hear us. (R): Christ graciously hear us.

(L): Pray for us, O Blessed Father Francis. (R): That we may be made worthy of the promises of Jesus Christ.

Let Us Pray.
O Lord Jesus Christ, who, when the world was growing cold, in order to renew in our hearts the flame of love, imprinted the sacred marks of Thy Passion on the body of our Blessed Father Francis, mercifully grant that by his merits and prayers we may persevere in bearing our cross and may bring forth fruits worthy of penance, You who live and reign, world without end. Amen.

See Also:

Life of St Francis

Prayers to St Francis

Novena to St Francis