Litany of Saint Rita

Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, grant our prayer.

God, celestial Father                                              have mercy on us
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world,
God, the Holy Spirit
Holy Trinity, one God

Mary Immaculate, Mother of God                        pray for us
                   Mary, Mother and comfort of those in tribulation
Mary, Queen of all Saints
Saint Rita, our most powerful advocate
Saint Rita, elect gift of heaven
Saint Rita, lover of solitude
Saint Rita, model of purity
Saint Rita, example of lovableness,
Saint Rita, mirror of obedience
Saint Rita, ideal spouse and mother
Saint Rita, unconquered in patience
Saint Rita, admirable in strength
Saint Rita, generous in forgiveness
Saint Rita, heroic in penance
Saint Rita, widow of peace
Saint Rita, munificent towards the poor
Saint Rita, ready for the divine vocation
Saint Rita, model of cloistered life
Saint Rita, elect garden of every virtue
Saint Rita, in love with the Crucified One
Saint Rita, pierced by a thorn of Jesus
Saint Rita, strong in the love of God
Saint Rita, adorned with the glory of paradise
Saint Rita, boast of the Augustinian Order
Saint Rita, rich in singular power
Saint Rita, beneficial star of the errant
Saint Rita, sure comfort of those in tribulation
Saint Rita, anchor of salvation
Saint Rita, patron of the infirm
Saint Rita, safety in danger
Saint Rita, saint of the impossible
Saint Rita, advocate of the desperate cases
Saint Rita, powerful aid of all

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
forgive us, O Lord..

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
grant our prayer, O Lord..

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
have mercy on us.

V. You marked Rita, O Lord.
R. With a sign of your charity and your passion.

Let us pray
O God, who in your infinite mercy, deigned to look upon with love your faithful handmaid Rita and to grant her mediation what is impossible to human efforts, to the world's outlook and human ingenuity, have mercy on us and help us in our
calamities. Grant that all may know that you alone are the recompense of the humble, the defence of the abandoned and the strength of all those who trust in you.

Amen.

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