LITANY FOR THE SOULS IN PURGATORY

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 the souls of the faithful departed.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
Have mercy on the souls of the faithful departed.

God the Holy Spirit,
Have mercy on the souls of the faithful departed.

Holy Trinity, One God,
Have mercy on the souls of the faithful departed.

Holy Mary,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Holy Mother of God,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Michael,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Gabriel,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy angels and archangels,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint John the Baptist,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Joseph,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy patriarchs and prophets,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Peter,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Paul,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint John,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy apostles and evangelists,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Stephen,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Lawrence,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy martyrs,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Gregory,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Ambrose,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy bishops and confessors,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Mary Magdalen,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

Saint Catherine,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye holy virgins and widows,
Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.

All ye saints of God,
Make intercession for the souls of the faithful departed.

Be merciful, Spare them, O Lord.
Be merciful, Hear them, O Lord.

From all evil,
O Lord, deliver them.

From Thy wrath,
O Lord, deliver them.

From the flame of fire,
O Lord, deliver them.

From the region of the shadow of death,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thine Immaculate Conception,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thy Nativity,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thy Most Holy Name,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through the multitude of Thy tender mercies,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thy most bitter Passion,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thy most Sacred Wounds,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thy most Precious Blood,
O Lord, deliver them.

Through Thine ignominious death, by which Thou hast destroyed our death,
O Lord, deliver them.

We sinners,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

O Thou Who didst absolve the sinner woman
and hear the prayer of the good thief,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

That thou wouldst release our deceased parents,
relations and benefactors
from the bonds of their sins
and the punishment for them,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

That Thou wouldst hasten the day of visiting
Thy faithful detained in the receptacles of sorrow,
and wouldst transport them to the city of eternal peace,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

That Thou wouldst shorten the time of expiation for their sins
and graciously admit them into the holy sanctuary,
into which no unclean thing can enter,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

That through the prayers and alms of Thy Church,
and especially by the inestimable Sacrifice of Thy Holy Altar,
Thou wouldst receive them into the tabernacle of rest
and crown their longing hopes with everlasting fruition, Son of God,
We beseech Thee, hear us.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Grant them eternal rest.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Grant them eternal rest.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Grant them eternal rest.

Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.

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

Lord, have mercy on us.

Pray the “Our Father”

V. And lead us not into temptation,
R. But deliver us from all evil. Amen.

V. From the gates of Hell,
R. Deliver their souls, O Lord.

V. May they rest in peace.
R. Amen.

V. O Lord, hear my prayer,
R. And let my cry come unto Thee.

Let Us Pray

O God, Creator and Redeemer of all the faithful,
grant to the souls of Thy departed servants
the remission of all their sins,
that through our pious supplications
they may obtain the pardon which they have always desired.
Through Jesus Christ Our Lord.

Amen.

O God, the Giver of pardon
and the Lover of the salvation of men,
we beg Thy clemency on behalf of our brethren,
kinsfolk and benefactors who have departed this life,
that by the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary
and of all the saints,
Thou wouldst receive them
into the joys of Thine everlasting kingdom.
Through Christ Our Lord.

Amen.

O God, to Whom it belongs always
to have mercy and to spare,
be favorably propitious to the souls of Thy servants
and grant them the remission of all their sins,
that being delivered from the bonds of this mortal life,
they may be admitted to life everlasting.
Through Jesus Christ Our Lord.

Amen.

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