A LITANY IN HONOR OF BLESSED FREDERIC OZANAM

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, Creator of the world, have mercy on us.

God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit, the Sanctifier, have mercy on us.

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, pray for us.

St. Vincent de Paul, Father of the Poor, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, defender of faith, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, promoter of hope, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, apostle of charity, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, exemplary husband and father, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, lover of poverty and the poor, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, advocate of the dignity of the human person, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, pioneer of the social doctrine of the Church, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, servant of truth, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, model for Catholic teachers and professors, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, exemplar for authors and journalists, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, mediator for Catholic lawyers, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, lay missioner, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, faithful son of the Church, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, initiator of collaborative ministry, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, model of courageous commitment, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, grand figure of the Catholic laity, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, example of Christian holiness, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, disciple of St. Vincent de Paul, pray for us.

Frederic Ozanam, our intercessor at the throne of God, pray for us.

Presider: Let us pray,

God, you raised up Blessed Frederic, setting him ablaze with the spirit of your love, to encourage groups of lay people in the service of the poor.  Grant that following his example we may carry out your commandment to love, and so become like yeast in the world of our day.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.


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