LITANY IN HONOUR OF SAINT JUDE THADDEUS, THE APOSTLE Nr. 2

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Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, have mercy on us.


Lord, have mercy on us. 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 Ghost,

Have mercy on us.


Holy Trinity, One God,

Have mercy on us.


Saint Jude, relative of Jesus and Mary,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, deemed worthy while on earth to see Jesus and Mary

and to enjoy their company,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, raised to the dignity of an Apostle,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who hadst the honor of beholding thy Divine Master

humble Himself to wash thy feet,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who at the Last Supper didst receive the Holy Eucharist

from the hands of Jesus,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who after the profound grief

which the death of thy beloved Master caused thee,

hadst the consolation of beholding Him risen from the dead,

and of assisting at His glorious Ascension,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who wast filled with the Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst preach the Gospel in Persia,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst convert many people to the Faith,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst perform wonderful miracles

in the power of the Holy Ghost,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst restore an idolatrous king to health

of both soul and body,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst impose silence on demons

and didst confound their oracles,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst foretell to a weak prince

an honorable peace with his powerful enemy,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst take from deadly serpents

the power of injuring man,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who, disregarding the threats of the impious,

didst courageously preach the doctrine of Christ,

Pray for us.


St. Jude, who didst gloriously suffer martyrdom

for the love of thy Divine Master,

Pray for us.


Blessed Apostle,

With confidence we invoke thee.

Pray for us.


Blessed Apostle,

With confidence we invoke thee.

Pray for us.


Blessed Apostle,

With confidence we invoke thee.

Pray for us.


St. Jude, help of the hopeless,

Aid me in my distress.

Pray for us.


St. Jude, help of the hopeless,

Aid me in my distress.

Pray for us.


St. Jude, help of the hopeless,

Aid me in my distress.

Pray for us.


That by thy intercession,

both priests and people of the Church

may obtain an ardent zeal for the Faith of Jesus Christ,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That thou wouldst defend our Sovereign Pontiff

and obtain peace and unity for the Holy Church,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That all heathens and unbelievers

may be converted to the True Faith,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That faith, hope and charity may increase in our hearts,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That we may be delivered from all evil thoughts

and from all the snares of the devil,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That thou wouldst vouchsafe to aid and protect

all those who honor thee,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That thou wouldst preserve us from all sin

and from all occasions of sin,

We beseech thee, hear us.


That thou wouldst defend us at the hour of death

against the fury of the devil and of his evil spirits,

We beseech thee, hear us.


Pray for us, that before death

we may expiate all our sins

by sincere repentance

and the worthy reception of the holy Sacraments,

We beseech thee, hear us.


Pray for us, that we may appease the Divine Justice

and obtain a favorable judgment,

We beseech thee, hear us.


Pray for us, that we may be admitted

into the company of the blessed,

to rejoice in the presence of our God forever,

We beseech thee, hear us.


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,

Spare us, O Lord.


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,

Graciously hear us, O Lord.


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,

Have mercy on us.


V. Saint Jude, pray for us,

R. And for all who invoke thine aid.


Let Us Pray


O God, Who through Thy blessed Apostle Jude Thaddeus

hast brought us unto the knowledge of Thy Name,

grant us both to celebrate

his eternal glory by making progress in virtues, 

and by celebrating his glory,

to advance in virtue,

through Our Lord Jesus Christ,

Who with Thee

and the Holy Ghost art one God,

now and forever.


Amen.