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Litany In Honour Of St Gerard Majella

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.

Image of St Gerard Majella holding a Cross

(L): Holy Mary. (R): Pray for us.
(L): Saint Joseph. (R): Pray for us.
(L): Saint Alphonsus. (R): Pray for us.
(L): Saint Gerard Majella, (R): Pray for us.

The RESPONSE to the following invocations is: Pray for us

(L): St. Gerard, blessed with extraordinary gifts.
(L): St. Gerard, model of a faithful servant.
(L): St. Gerard, example to all people.
(L): St. Gerard, devotee of prayer.
(L): St. Gerard, ardent disciple of the Blessed Sacrament.
(L): St. Gerard, likeness to the Crucified Saviour.
(L): St. Gerard, patron of the Immaculate Virgin Mary.
(L): St. Gerard, mirror of innocence and penance.
(L): St. Gerard, model of obedience.
(L): St. Gerard, silent victim of smears.
(L): St. Gerard, great by thy humility.
(L): St. Gerard, wise by thy childlike simplicity.
(L): St. Gerard, enlightened in divine mysteries.
(L): St. Gerard, pasionate in pleasing God.
(L): St. Gerard, promoter of the conversion of sinners.
(L): St. Gerard, counselor in the choice of vocation.
(L): St. Gerard, guide in the direction of souls.
(L): St. Gerard, friend of the poor and the afflicted.
(L): St. Gerard, refuge in sickness and sorrow.
(L): St. Gerard, protector of children.
(L): St. Gerard, compassionate intercessor in every necessity.
(L): St. Gerard, honour and glory of the Church.

(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): Pray for us, Saint Gerard. (R): That we may be made worthy of the promises of Jesus Christ.

Let Us Pray.
O God, who was pleased to draw Saint Gerard to yourself from his youth, and to render him alike to the image of your Crucified Son, grant, we beseech You, that following his example, we may be transformed into that same self image.
This we ask through Jesus Christ your Son. Amen.