7SORROWS

LITANY OF OUR LADY OF SORROWS

LATIN

Kyrie eleison.
Christe eleison.
Kyrie eleison.
Christe audi nos.
Christe exaudi nos.
Pater de cœlis Deus, miserere nobis.
Fili Redemptor mundi Deus, miserere nobis.
Spiritus Sancte Deus, miserere nobis.
Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus, miserere nobis.
Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis.
Sancta Dei Genitrix, ora pro nobis.
Sancta Virgo virginum, ora pro nobis.
Mater crucifixa, ora pro nobis.
Mater dolorosa, ora pro nobis.
Mater lacrymosa, ora pro nobis.
Mater afflicta, ora pro nobis.
Mater derelicta, ora pro nobis.
Mater desolata, ora pro nobis.
Mater Filio orbata, ora pro nobis.
Mater gladio transverberata, ora pro nobis.
Mater ærumnis confecta, ora pro nobis.
Mater angustiis repleta, ora pro nobis.
Mater cruci corde affixa, ora pro nobis.
Mater mœstissima, ora pro nobis.
Fons lacrymarum, ora pro nobis.
Cumulus passionum, ora pro nobis.
Speculum patientiæ, ora pro nobis.
Rupes constantiæ, ora pro nobis.
Anchora confidentiæ, ora pro nobis.
Refugium derelictorum, ora pro nobis.
Clypeus oppressorum, ora pro nobis.
Debellatrix incredulorum, ora pro nobis.
Solatium miserorum, ora pro nobis.
Medicina languentium, ora pro nobis.
Fortitudo debilium, ora pro nobis.
Portus naufragantium, ora pro nobis.
Sedatio procellarum, ora pro nobis.
Recursus mœrentium, ora pro nobis.
Terror insidiantium, ora pro nobis.
Thesaurus fidelium, ora pro nobis.
Oculus Prophetarum, ora pro nobis.
Baculus Apostolorum, ora pro nobis.
Corona Martyrum, ora pro nobis.
Lumen Confessorum, ora pro nobis.
Margarita Virginum, ora pro nobis.
Consolatio Viduarum, ora pro nobis.
Lætitia Sanctorum omnium, ora pro nobis.

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, Parce nobis, Jesu. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, Exaudi nos, Jesu. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, Miserere nobis, Jesu.

Respice super nos, libera nos, salva nos ab omnibus angustiis in virtute Jesu Christi. Amen.

Scribe, Domina, vulnera tua in corde meo, ut in eis legam dolorem et amorem: dolorem ad sustinendum pro te omnem dolorem; amorem ad contemnendum pro te omnem amorem.


ENGLISH

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 mecy on us.
Holy Mary, pray for us.
Holy Mother of God, pray for us.
Holy Virgin of virgins, pray for us.
Mother Crucified, pray for us.
Sorrowful Mother, pray for us.
Tearful Mother, pray for us.
Afflicted Mother, pray for us.
Forsaken Mother, pray for us.
Desolate Mother, pray for us.
Mother bereft of thy Child, pray for us.
Mother transfixed with the sword, pray for us.
Mother overwhelmed with grief, pray for us.
Mother filled with anguish, pray for us.
Mother crucified in heart, pray for us.
Mother most sad, pray for us.
Fountain of tears, pray for us.
Mass of suffering, pray for us.
Mirror of patience, pray for us.
Rock of constancy, pray for us.
Anchor of confidence, pray for us.
Refuge of the forsaken, pray for us.
Shield of the oppressed, pray for us.
Subduer of the unbelieving, pray for us.
Comfort of the afflicted, pray for us.
Medicine of the sick, pray for us.
Strength of the weak, pray for us.
Harbour of the wrecked, pray for us.
Calmer of tempests, pray for us.
Resource of mourners, pray for us.
Terror of the treacherous, pray for us.
Treasure of the faithful, pray for us.
Eye of the Prophets, pray for us.
Staff of Apostles, pray for us.
Crown of Martyrs, pray for us.
Light of Confessors, pray for us.
Pearl of Virgins, pray for us.
Consolation of Widows, pray for us.
Joy of all Saints, pray for us.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Spare us, O Jesus.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Graciously hear us, O Jesus.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us, O Jesus.

Look down upon us, deliver us, and save us from all trouble, in the power of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Imprint, O Lady, thy wounds upon my heart, that I may read therein sorrow and love: sorrow, to endure every sorrow for thee; love, to despise every love for thine.

Say the Apostles' Creed, Hail Holy Queen, and three Hail Marys, in honor of the most sorrowful Heart of Mary.

This Litany was written by Pius VII in his captivity, who granted a plenary indulgence to all those who recite it with a contrite heart on Fridays.

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