Litany of Mary of Nazareth

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Litany of Mary of Nazareth

Glory to you, God our Creator,
breathe into us new life, new meaning.
Glory to you, God our Savior,
lead us into the way of peace and justice.
Glory to you, Holy Spirit,
transform us to the love of others.

R. Be Our Guide

Mary, wellspring of peace...
Model of strength...
Model of gentleness...
Model of trust...
Model of patience...
Model of courage...
Model of risk...
Model of openness...
Model of perseverance...

R. Lead Us to Life

Liberator of the oppressed...
Comforter of the afflicted...
Cause of our joy...
Sign of contradiction...
Breaker of bondage...
Political refugee...

R. Pray For Us

Mother of the liberator...
Mother of the homeless...
Mother of the dying...
Mother of the nonviolent...
Widowed mother...
Unwed mother...
Mother of a political prisoner...
Mother of the condemned...
Mother of the executed criminal...
Mother of mercy...
Mother of faith...
Mother of contemplation...
Mother of vision...
Mother of wisdom and understanding...
Mother of grace and truth...
Mother, pregnant with hope...
Mother, centered in God...
Seeker of sanctuary...
First disciple...
Sharer in Christ's ministry...
Participant in Christ's passion...
Seeker of God's will...
Witness of Christ's resurrection...

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.
Christ graciously hear us.
Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God,
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let Us Pray

Mary, Queen of Peace, we entrust
our lives to you. Shelter us from war, hatred and oppression. Teach
us to live in peace, to educate ourselves for peace. Inspire us to act
justly, to reverence all God has made. Root peace firmly in our
hearts and in our world. Amen.