Litany in honor of Saint Gemma Galgani

Litany in honor of Saint Gemma Galgani
(For private use)

Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
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 Spirit, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us,

Blessed Virgin Mary, pray for us
Saint Gemma, spouse of Jesus Crucified, pray for us
Saint Gemma, flower of the Passion of Jesus Christ, pray for us......
Saint Gemma, lover of the wounds of Christ,
Saint Gemma, fully dedicated to God and neighbor,
Saint Gemma, obedient to the will of God,
Saint Gemma, who often meditated on the Passion of our Lord,
Saint Gemma, who with your example encourages us to walk the path of holiness,
Saint Gemma, who enchants others with goodness of heart,
Saint Gemma, who adored Jesus even in the depths of suffering,
Saint Gemma, who venerated the Heart of Jesus,
Saint Gemma, who looks at the Face of Jesus,
Saint Gemma, who loved the Virgin Mary, Mother of God,
Saint Gemma, who spoke of the Passion of the Lord with Saint Gabriel,
Saint Gemma, who acquired the virtues at the school of the Passion of the Lord,
Saint Gemma, who loved her parents and siblings,
Saint Gemma, who longed to dedicate herself to Christ,
Saint Gemma, who followed the voice of the Lord,
Saint Gemma, who suffered and sacrificed for others,
Saint Gemma, who bore pain with patience in her many illnesses,
Saint Gemma, who found the culmination of love in the consecrated life
Saint Gemma, who is honored in her Sanctuary in Lucca,
Saint Gemma, who served others in her home with ardor,
Saint Gemma, obedient to her spiritual directors,
Saint Gemma, who offered herself as a victim soul for others,
Saint Gemma, who put Jesus at the center of her life,
Saint Gemma, who teaches devotion to the Passion of our Lord,
Saint Gemma, example of a hidden, contemplative life,
Saint Gemma, example for all laypersons of a deep love for Jesus,

Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world, forgive 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,

Pray for us Saint Gemma Galgani.

That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let's pray.
O God, who made the virgin Saint Gemma Galgani in the image of your crucified Son, grant us through her holy intercession to obtain a deep devotion to the sufferings of Christ, so as to be united with Him in His eternal glory. We ask this in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Whom lives and reigns with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit for all eternity. Amen.

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