Monday, August 3, 2009

Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary



Traditionally, August is the month dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Here is the Litany of the Immaculate Heart:

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.
Heart of Mary,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, like unto the Heart of God,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, united to the Heart of Jesus,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, instrument of the Holy Ghost,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, sanctuary of the Divine Trinity,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, tabernacle of God Incarnate,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, immaculate from thy creation,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, full of grace,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, blessed among all hearts,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, throne of glory,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, most humble,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, holocaust of Divine Love,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, fastened to the Cross with Jesus Crucified,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, comfort of the afflicted,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, refuge of sinners,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, hope of the agonizing,
pray for us.
Heart of Mary, seat of mercy,
pray for us.

Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us.
Christ hear us,
Christ, graciously hear us.

V. Immaculate Mary, meek and humble of heart,
R. Make our hearts like unto the Heart of Jesus.

Let us pray. O most merciful God, Who, for the salvation of sinners and the refuge of the miserable, was pleased that the Most Pure Heart of Mary should be most like in charity and pity to the Divine Heart of Thy Son, Jesus Christ, grant that we who commemorate this sweet and loving Heart may by the merits and intercession of the same Blessed Virgin, merit to be found like to the Heart of Jesus, through the same Christ Our Lord.
R. Amen.

Image:
Lieber's "Herz Maria" from Wikimedia Commons. In the public domain.

2 comments:

katie said...

could you please tell me anything about your picture you have at the top of this blog. I have what I believe to be an original of this painting and know nothing about it. Please if you have any information you can email me at ktshel8303@comcast.net
Thank you very much,
Katie

Marie-Jacqueline said...

Katie, If you go to the entry on Fantin-Latour at Wikipedia you will find the picture at the bottom of the page. It is beautiful, isn't it? Thank you for visiting.

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