Litany for Vocations

[This is the litany for vocations found in the Invisible Monastery brochure.]

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 Father of heaven, have mercy on 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, pray for us.
Holy Mother of God pray for us.
Holy Virgin of Virgins pray for us.
St. Michael, leader of the heavenly host, pray for us.
St. Gabriel, messenger of God’s divine plan pray for us.
St. Raphael, companion of the journey pray for us.
All you holy Angels and Archangels pray for us.
St. Joseph, protector of the Holy Church pray for us.
St. John Vianney, patron of parish priests pray for us.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga, patron of youth pray for us.
St. Alphonsus Liguori, patron of vocations pray for us.
St. Charles Borromeo, patron of seminarians pray for us.
St. John Berchmans, patron of altar servers pray for us.
St. Maria Goretti, patron of teenagers pray for us.
All you holy men and women pray for us.

Be merciful, spare us, O Lord.
Be merciful, graciously hear us, O Lord.

Through your mercy, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through Your kindness, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through the fervent prayers and sacrifices of Your people, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through the power of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through the intercession of all the Saints and Angels send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through the sanctification of the family, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through parents being generously open to life, send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through the example of priests and religious striving for holiness send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.
Through a renewed sense of fidelity to our Catholic Faith send workers into Your harvest, O Lord.

That young people might seek to live the truth of Christ, O Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That young people might seek God’s will for them in their lives, O Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That young people might hear the call to give their lives for the mission of the Church, Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That all priests and religious might be renewed in the spirit of the new evangelization, O Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That Bishops might be strengthened to be courageous shepherds, O Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That we may always zealously pray for and promote vocations, O Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.
That those who are being called to be priests and religious might respond generously, Lord of the harvest, graciously hear us.

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.

The harvest is great but the laborers are few. We beg the harvest Master to send out laborers for His harvest.

Let us pray:
O God, Who chose the Apostles to make disciples of all nations and Who by Baptism and Confirmation has called us to build up Your Holy Church, we implore You to choose among us, Your children, many priests and religious who will love You with their whole heart and will gladly spend their entire lives making You known and loved by all. Through Christ our Lord.

Amen.