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Save us, O Lord. Console us, O Lord.

 

During the solemn hour of prayer led by Pope Francis on March 27, the Holy Father led a special litany. Here is a translation of the prayer:

 

Litany of Supplication

 

WE ADORE YOU, O LORD

 

True God and true man, truly present in this Holy Sacrament,

We adore you, O Lord.

 

Our Savior, God-with-us, faithful and rich in mercy,

We adore you, O Lord.

 

King and Lord of creation and history,

We adore you, O Lord.

 

Conqueror of sin and death,

We adore you, O Lord.

 

Friend of humankind, risen and living at the right hand of the Father,

We adore you, O Lord.

 

WE BELIEVE IN YOU, O LORD

 

Only begotten Son of the Father, who descended from Heaven for our salvation,

We believe in you, O Lord.

 

Heavenly doctor, who inclines over our misery,

We believe in you, O Lord.

 

Sacrificed Lamb, who offers himself to save us from evil,

We believe in you, O Lord.

 

Good Shepherd, who gives his life for the flock he loves,

We believe in you, O Lord.

 

Living bread and medicine of immortality, who gives us Life eternal,

We believe in you, O Lord.

 

FREE US, O LORD

 

From the power of Satan and the seductions of the world,

Free us, O Lord.

 

From pride and from the presumption that we can do without you,

Free us, O Lord.

 

From the deceptions of fear and anguish,

Free us, O Lord.

 

From unbelief and despair,

Free us, O Lord.

 

From hardness of heart and the incapacity to love,

Free us, O Lord.

 

SAVE US, O LORD

 

From all the evils that afflict humanity,

Save us, O Lord.

 

From hunger, famine and egoism,

Save us, O Lord.

 

From disease, epidemics and fear of our brothers and sisters,

Save us, O Lord.

 

From devastating folly, from merciless interests and from violence,

Save us, O Lord.

 

From deception, misinformation and manipulation of consciences,

Save us, O Lord.

 

CONSOLE US, O LORD

 

Look upon your Church, which is crossing the desert,

Console us, O Lord.

 

Look upon humanity, terrified by fear and anguish,

Console us, O Lord.

 

Look upon the sick and dying, oppressed by loneliness,

Console us, O Lord.

 

Look upon doctors and health care workers, overwhelmed by fatigue,

Console us, O Lord.

 

Look upon politicians and administrators, who bear the weight of decisions,

Console us, O Lord.

 

GIVE US YOUR SPIRIT, O LORD

 

In the hour of trial and confusion,

Give us your Spirit, O Lord.

 

In temptation and in weakness,

Give us your Spirit, O Lord.

 

In the battle against evil and sin,

Give us your Spirit, O Lord.

 

In the search for true good and true joy,

Give us your Spirit, O Lord.

 

In the decision to remain in You and in Your friendship,

Give us your Spirit, O Lord.

 

OPEN US TO HOPE, O LORD

 

If sin oppresses us,

Open us to hope, O Lord.

 

If hate closes our hearts,

Open us to hope, O Lord.

 

If suffering visits us,

Open us to hope, O Lord.

 

If indifference distresses us,

Open us to hope, O Lord.

 

If death annihilates us,

Open us to hope, O Lord.

 

Raphael Benedict

Raphael Benedict

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