Litany of the Holy Angels

Litany to the holy angelsFor private recitation.

Lord have mercy.
Lord have mercy.
Christ have mercy.
Christ have mercy.
Lord have mercy.
Lord have mercy.
Christ hear us.
Christ graciously hear us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Spirit,
Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God,
Have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, Queen of Angels,
pray for us.
Holy Mother of God,
pray for us.
Holy Virgins of virgins,
pray for us.

Saint Michael, who was ever the defender of the people of God,
pray for us.
St. Michael, who did drive from Heaven Lucifer and his rebel crew,
 pray for us.
St. Michael, who did cast down to Hell the accuser of our brethren,
pray for us.
Saint Gabriel, who did expound to Daniel the Heavenly vision,
pray for us.
St. Gabriel, who did foretell to Zachary the birth and ministry of John the Baptist,
pray for us.
St. Gabriel, who did announce to the Blessed Mary the Incarnation of the Divine Word,
pray for us.

Saint Raphael, who did lead Tobias safely through his journey to his home again,
pray for us.
St. Raphael, who did deliver Sara from the devil,
pray for us.
St. Raphael, who did restore sight to Tobias the elder,
pray for us.

All ye holy Angels, who stand around the high and lofty throne of God,
pray for us.
Who cry to Him continually: Holy, Holy, Holy,
pray for us.
Who dispel the darkness of our minds and give us light,
pray for us.
Who are the messengers of Heavenly things to men,
pray for us.
Who have been appointed by God to be our Guardians,
pray for us.
Who always behold the Face of our Father Who Is in Heaven,
pray for us.
Who rejoice over one sinner doing penance,
pray for us.
Who struck the Sodomites with blindness,
pray for us.
Who led Lot out of the midst of the ungodly,
pray for us.
Who ascended and descended on the ladder of Jacob,
pray for us.
Who delivered the Divine Law to Moses on Mount Sinai,
pray for us.
Who brought good tidings when Christ was born,
pray for us.
Who ministered to Him in the desert,
pray for us.
Who comforted Him in His agony,
pray for us.
Who sat in white garments at His sepulcher,
pray for us.
Who appeared to the disciples as He went up into Heaven,
pray for us.
Who shall go before Him bearing the standard of the Cross
when He comes to judge,
pray for us.
Who shall gather together the elect at the End of the World,
pray for us.
Who shall separate the wicked from among the just,
pray for us.
Who offer to God the prayers of those who pray,
pray for us.
Who assist us at the hour of death,
pray for us.
Who carried Lazarus into Abraham’s bosom,
pray for us.
Who conduct to Heaven the Souls of the just,
pray for us.
Who perform signs and wonders by the power of God,
pray for us.
Who are sent to minister for those who shall receive the inheritance
 of salvation,
pray for us.
Who are set over kingdoms and provinces,
pray for us.
Who have often put to flight armies of enemies,
pray for us.
Who have often delivered God’s servants from prison and other perils
 of this life,
pray for us.
Who have often consoled the holy Martyrs in their torments,
pray for us.
Who cherish with particular care the Bishops of the Church,
pray for us.
All ye holy orders of blessed spirits,
pray for us.

From all dangers, deliver us, O Lord.
From the snares of the devil, deliver us, O Lord.
From all heresy and schism, deliver us, O Lord.
From plague, famine and war, deliver us, O Lord.
From sudden and unexpected death, deliver us, O Lord.
From everlasting death, deliver us, O Lord.

We sinners
        Beseech Thee to hear us.

Through the holy Angels, we beseech Thee, hear us.
That Thou wouldst spare us, we beseech Thee, hear us.
That Thou wouldst pardon us, we beseech Thee, hear us.
That Thou wouldst govern and preserve Thine Holy Church, we beseech Thee, hear us.
That Thou wouldst protect our bishop and all ministers of the Church,
That Thou wouldst grant peace and security to all country rulers,
That Thou wouldst give and preserve the fruits of the earth,
That Thou wouldst grant eternal rest to all the Faithful departed,

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.

Lord have mercy.
        Christ have mercy.
Lord have mercy.

Our Father Who Art in Heaven,
hallowed be Thy Name; Thy Kingdom come,
Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us; and
lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, Amen.

Bless the Lord, all ye Angels:
        Thou who art mighty in strength, who fulfill His commandments,
 listening to the voice of His words.
He has given His Angels charge over you,
   To keep you in all His ways.

Let Us Pray.

        O God, Who doth arrange the services of Angels and men in a
 wonderful order, mercifully grant that our life may be protected on
 earth by those who always do Thy service in Heaven, through Jesus
 Christ Thy Son, Who with Thee and the Holy Spirit are one God, now
 and forever. Amen.

        O God, Who in Thine unspeakable Providence sends Thy Angels to
 keep guard over us, grant us that we may be continually defended by
 their protection and may rejoice eternally in their company, through
 Jesus Christ Our Lord, Who livest and reignest with Thee, in the unity
 of the Holy Spirit, forever and ever. Amen.

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