Litany of the Most Holy Name of Jesus


The whole month of January is dedicated to the
Most Holy Name of Jesus 
and His Holy Childhood.


An Indulgence of 7 years.
A Plenary Indulgence once a month on the usual conditions, for the daily and devout recitation of this Litany.
(S. C. Ind., Jan. 16, 1886; S. P. Ap., Jan. 2, 1933)

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.

Jesus, hear us.
Jesus, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of Heaven,   Have mercy on us. *
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God, the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *

Jesus, Son of the Living God,   Have mercy on us. *
Jesus, splendor of the Father, *
Jesus, brightness of eternal light,
Jesus, King of glory,
Jesus, sun of justice,
Jesus, Son of the Virgin Mary,
Jesus, most lovable,
Jesus, most admirable,
Jesus, mighty God,
Jesus, Father of the world to come,
Jesus, Angel of great counsel,
Jesus, most powerful,
Jesus, most patient,
Jesus, most obedient,
Jesus, meek and humble of Heart,
Jesus, lover of chastity,
Jesus, lover of us,
Jesus, God of peace,
Jesus, Author of life,
Jesus, example of virtues,
Jesus, zealous for souls,
Jesus, our God,
Jesus, our refuge,
Jesus, Father of the poor,
Jesus, treasure of the faithful,
Jesus, good Shepherd,
Jesus, true light,
Jesus, eternal wisdom,
Jesus, infinite goodness,
Jesus, our way and our life,
Jesus, joy of Angels,
Jesus, King of Patriarchs,
Jesus, Master of Apostles,
Jesus, Teacher of Evangelists,
Jesus, strength of Martyrs,
Jesus, light of Confessors,
Jesus, purity of Virgins,
Jesus, crown of all Saints,

Be merciful unto us,   Spare us, O Jesus.
Be merciful unto us,   Graciously hear us, O Jesus.

From all evil,   Jesus, deliver us. **
From all sin, **
From Thy wrath,
From the snares of the devil,
From the spirit of fornication,
From everlasting death,
From the neglect of Thine inspirations,
Through the mystery of Thy holy Incarnation,
Through Thy nativity,
Through Thine infancy,
Through Thy most divine life,
Through Thy labors,
Through Thine Agony and Passion,
Through Thy Cross and dereliction,
Through Thy faintness and weariness,
Through Thy death and burial,
Through Thy Resurrection,
Through Thine Ascension,
Through Thine institution of the most holy Eucharist,
Through Thy joys,
Through Thy glory,

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.

VERSICLE RESPONSE V  Jesus, hear us.
VERSICLE RESPONSE R  Jesus, graciously hear us.

Let us Pray.

  O Lord Jesus Christ, Who hast said, “Ask, and ye shall receive; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you;” grant, we beseech Thee, to us who ask, the gift of Thy most divine love, that with all our heart, words, and works, we may love Thee, and never cease to praise Thee.

  Make us, O Lord, to have a perpetual fear and love of Thy Holy Name; for Thou never failest to govern those whom Thou dost solidly establish in Thy love.  Who livest and reignest, world without end.  Amen.


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