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Litany to St. John Paul II

The Litany has imprimatur of Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, Archbishop of Cracow from 12 April 2011.

St. John Paul II

Kyrie eleison, Christ eleison, Kyrie eleison
Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.
Father of Heaven, God – have mercy on us.
Son, Redeemer of the world, God – have mercy on us.
God, the Holy Spirit – have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God – have mercy on us.
Holy Mary – pray for us.

St. John Paul II – pray for us
Immersed in the Father rich in mercy
United with Christ, the Redeemer of man
Filled with the Holy Spirit, Lord and Giver of life
Completely devoted to Mary
Friend of the saints and blessed
Successor of Peter and the servant of servants of God
Guardian of the Church, teaching the truths of faith
Father of the Council and Executor of its indications
Supporting the unity of Christians and the whole human family
Zealous Lover of the Eucharist
Tireless Pilgrim of the earth
Missionary of all nations
Witness of faith, hope, and love
Participant persistent in sufferings of Christ
Apostle of reconciliation and peace
Promoter of the civilization of love
Propagator of new evangelization
Master, calling us to sail into the deep
Teacher showing us holiness as a measure of life
Pope of Divine Mercy
High Priest gathering the Church for sacrificing
Shepherd leading the flock to Heaven
Brother and Master of priests
Father of consecrated persons
Patron of Christian families
Strengthening spouses
Defender of the unborn
Protector of children orphans and abandoned
Friend and Teacher of the youth
Good Samaritan for the suffering
Support for the elderly and lonely
Propagator of the truth about the dignity of man
Man of prayer immersed in God
Lover of the liturgy sacrificing at the altars of the world
The personification of hard work
Love in the cross of Christ
Implementing your vocation properly
Patient in suffering
Example of life and death for the Lord
Reprimanding sinners
Showing the way to the misguided
Forgiving wrong-doers
Respecting opponents and persecutors
Spokesman and Defender of the persecuted
Supporting the unemployed
Concerned about the homeless
Visiting prisoners
Supporting the weak
Teaching everybody solidarity

Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world – Spare us, Lord.
Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world – Hear us, Lord.
Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world – Have mercy on us.

Pray for us, St. John Paul, so that we would proclaim to the world with life and words
Christ the Redeemer of man.

Let us pray:
Merciful God, accept our thanksgiving
For the gift of St. John Paul’s II apostolic life and mission
And through his intercession, please, help us grow in love for you
And proclaim boldly the love of Christ to all people.
Through Christ, Our Lord.

Amen.