Litany of St Columba

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Have mercy.

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Hear us.

Christ, Graciously hear us.

Holy Mary, Pray for us.

Queen of Angels, Pray for us.

Queen of Saints, Pray for us.

St Columba, greatest of Irish-born Saints, Pray for us.

St Columba, most illustrious of Irish Scholars, Pray for us.

St Columba, founder of Derry, Pray for us.

St Columba, patron of Ireland, Pray for us.

St Columba, apostle of Scotland, Pray for us.

St Columba, dove of the Church, Pray for us.

St Columba, Saint of the Eucharist, Pray for us.

St Columba, companion of the Angels, Pray for us.

St Columba, mirror of purity, Pray for us.

St Columba, model of humility, Pray for us.

St Columba, lover of temperance, Pray for us.

St Columba, father of the poor, Pray for us.

St Columba, protector of the innocent, Pray for us.

St Columba, advocate of the oppressed, Pray for us.

St Columba, friend of the children, Pray for us.

St Columba, guardian of schools, Pray for us.

St Columba, shield of our City, Pray for us.

St Oran, Monk of Derry, Pray for us.

All ye holy Monks of Iona, Pray for us.

St Bran, Nephew of St Columba, Pray for us.

All ye holy Dead of Derry, Pray for us.

St Martin, Pray for us.

All ye Patrons and Friends of Columba, Pray for us.

V.) Pray for us, O dearest St Columba,

R.) That we may love the Sacred Heart of Jesus daily more and more.

Let us pray,

O God,

Who didst vouchsafe to unveil to Thy Servant, Columba, the Angels who guard Thy Tabernacle,

grant that we, whose privilege it is to pray where he prayed and kneel where he knelt,

may, through his intercession, be enabled to lead such lives of purity and holiness as will one day entitle us to behold those same Angels in the mansions of bliss,

through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

 

 

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