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In the Year of the Incarnation 1489 the Carmelites were placed in charge of the Holy House of Loretto, miraculously transported from Nazareth to keep it out of Muslim hands. They there inaugurated this litany of Our Blessed Mother. It contains special Carmelite invocations not used outside Carmel.

Litany   Of   Loretto

Lord, have mercy. 
Christ, have mercy. 
Lord, have mercy. 
Christ, hear us. 
Christ, graciously hear us. 
God the Father of heaven, have mercy upon us. 
God the Sun, Redeemer of the world, have mercy upon us. 
God the Holy Spirit, have mercy upon us. 
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy upon us. 
Holy Mary, pray for us. 
Holy Mother of God, pray for us. 
Holy Virgin of virgins, pray for us. 
Mother of Christ, pray for us. 
Mother of divine grace, pray for us. 
Mother most pure, pray for us. 
Mother most chaste, pray for us. 
Mother inviolate, pray for us. 
Mother undefiled, pray for us. 
Mother most amiable, pray for us. 
Mother most admirable, pray for us. 
Mother of good counsel, pray for us. 
Mother of our Creator, pray for us. 
Mother of our Saviour, pray for us.
Mother and Ornament of Carmel, pray for us.
Virgin most prudent, pray for us. 
Virgin most venerable, pray for us. 
Virgin most renowned, pray for us. 
Virgin most powerful, pray for us. 
Virgin most merciful, pray for us. 
Virgin most faithful, pray for us.
Virgin, Flower of Carmel, pray for us.
Mirror of justice, pray for us. 
Seat of wisdom, pray for us. 
Cause of our joy, pray for us. 
Spiritual vessel, pray for us. 
Vessel of honour, pray for us. 
Singular vessel of devotion, pray for us. 
Mystical rose, pray for us. 
Tower of David, pray for us. 
Tower of ivory, pray for us. 
House of gold, pray for us. 
Ark of the covenant, pray for us. 
Gate of heaven, pray for us. 
Morning star, pray for us. 
Health of the sick, pray for us. 
Refuge of sinners,  pray for us. 
Comfort of the afflicted, pray for us. 
Help of Christians, pray for us.
Patroness of Carmelites, pray for us.
Queen of angels, pray for us. 
Queen of patriarchs, pray for us. 
Queen of prophets, pray for us. 
Queen of apostles, pray for us. 
Queen of martyrs,  pray for us. 
Queen of confessors, pray for us. 
Queen of virgins, pray for us. 
Queen of all saints, pray for us. 
Queen conceived without orignal sin, pray for us. 
Queen assumed into heaven, pray for us. 
Queen of the most holy Rosary, pray for us. 
Queen of peace, pray for us. 
Hope of all Crmelites, pray for us.

Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,  spare us, O Lord. 
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,  graciously hear us, O Lord. 
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,  have mercy upon us. 
R. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary,
V. And she conceived of the Holy Ghost.
Let us pray: 

Pour forth, we beseech The, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an Angel, may, by His Passion and Cross, be brought to the glory of His Resurrexion. Through the same Christ our LordWho with Thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth, One God, world without end.
R. Amen 

Litaniae Lauretane

Kyrie, eleison.
Christe, eleison.
Kyrie, eleison.
Christe, audi nos.
Christe, exaudi nos.
Pater de caelis, Deus, Miserere nobis.
Fili, Redemptor mundi, Deus, Miserere nobis.
Spiritus Sancte, Deus, Miserere nobis.
Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus, Miserere nobis.
Sancta Maria, Ora Pro Nobis
Sancta Dei Genetrix, Ora Pro Nobis.
Sancta Virgo virginum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater Christi, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater divinae gratiae, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater purissima, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater castissima, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater inviolata, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater intemerata, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater amabilis, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater admirabilis, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater boni consilii, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater Creatoris, Ora Pro Nobis.
Mater Salvatoris, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo prudentissima, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo veneranda, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo praedicanda, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo potens, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo clemens, Ora Pro Nobis.
Virgo fidelis, Ora Pro Nobis.
, Ora Pro Nobis.
Speculum iustitiae, Ora Pro Nobis.
Sedes sapientiae, Ora Pro Nobis.
Causa nostrae laetitiae, Ora Pro Nobis.
Vas spirituale, Ora Pro Nobis.
Vas honorabile, Ora Pro Nobis.
Vas insigne devotionis, Ora Pro Nobis.
Rosa mystica, Ora Pro Nobis.
Turris Davidica, Ora Pro Nobis.
Turris eburnea, Ora Pro Nobis.
Domus aurea, Ora Pro Nobis.
Foederis arca, Ora Pro Nobis.
Ianua caeli, Ora Pro Nobis.
Stella matutina, Ora Pro Nobis.
Salus infirmorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Refugium peccatorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Consolatrix afflictorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Auxilium Christianorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Angelorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Patriarcharum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Prophetarum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Apostolorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Martyrum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Confessorum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Virginum, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina Sanctorum omnium, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina sine labe originali concepta, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina in caelum assumpta, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina sacratissimi Rosarii, Ora Pro Nobis.
Regina pacis, Ora Pro Nobis.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, parce nobis,
Domine. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, exaudi nos,
Domine. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.
V. Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariae.
R. Et concepit de Spiritu Sancto.
Gratiam tuam, quaesumus Domine, mentibus nostris infunde;
ut qui, Angelo nuntiante, Christ Filii tui incarnationem
cognovimus, per Passionem ejus et Crucem, ad Resurrectionis
gloriam perducamur. Per eumdem Christum Dominum nostrum.


R. Amen.