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Litany for the Faithful Departed All ye holy Apostles and Evangelists, Through Thy bonds,

St. Stephen, Through Thy scourging,


Lord, have mercy on us. St. Lawrence, Through Thy crowning with thorns,
Lord, have mercy on us. All ye holy martyrs, Through Thy carrying of the Cross,
St. Gregory, Through Thy most cruel death,
Christ, have mercy on us. St. Ambrose, Through Thy most holy wounds,
Christ, have mercy on us. St. Augustine, Through Thy most bitter Cross and Passion,
St. Jerome, Through Thy holy Resurrection,
Lord, have mercy on us. All ye holy bishops and confessors, Through Thine admirable Ascension,
Lord, have mercy on us. All ye holy doctors, Through the coming of the Holy Spirit, the
All ye holy priests and levites, Paraclete,
Christ, hear us. All ye holy monks and hermits, In the day of judgment,
Christ, graciously hear us. St. Mary Magdalene,
St. Barbara, (For the following, the response is—We beseech
God the Father of heaven, have mercy on the souls All ye holy virgins and widows, Thee, hear us.)
of the faithful departed. All ye saints of God,
We sinners,
God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy Be merciful, spare them, O Lord. Thou Who forgavest Magdalene and didst hearken to
on the souls of the faithful departed. Be merciful, graciously hear us, O Lord. the prayer of the thief,
Thou Who savest freely Thine elect,
God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on the souls of the (For the following, the response is—O Lord, deliver Thou Who hast the keys of heaven and hell,
faithful departed. them.) That Thou wouldst be pleased to deliver the souls
of our parents, relatives, friends and benefactors,
Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on the souls of From all evil, from the pains of hell,
the faithful departed. From Thy wrath, That Thou wouldst be pleased to have mercy on
From the rigor of Thy justice, those of whom no special remembrance is made on
From the power of the devil, earth,
(For the following, the response is – Pray for the From the gnawing worm of conscience, That Thou wouldst be pleased to grant them all the
souls of the faithful departed.) From long-enduring sorrow, pardon and remission of all their sins,
From eternal flames, That Thou wouldst be pleased to fulfil all their
Holy Mary, From intolerable cold, desires,
Holy Mother of God, From horrible darkness, That Thou wouldst be pleased to receive them into
Holy Virgin of virgins, From dreadful weeping and wailing, the company of the blessed,
St. Michael, Through Thine admirable conception, King of awful Majesty,
All ye angels and archangels, Through Thy Holy Nativity, Son of God,
All ye orders of blessed spirits, Through Thy most sweet Name,
St. John the Baptist, Through Thy baptism and fasting,
St. Joseph, Through Thy most profound humiliation,
All ye holy patriarchs and prophets, Through Thy prompt obedience,
St. Peter, Through Thine infinite love,
St. Paul, Through Thy bloody sweat,
St. John, Through Thy sorrow and anguish,

FELICIDAD F. QUILBIO (12 Feb. 2011 Loyola Memorial Chapels Guadalupe)


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the Let us pray: Eternal rest grant unto (him/her/them), O Lord.
world, Grant unto them rest. And let Your perpetual light shine upon (him/her/
O God, Whose property is ever to have mercy and them).
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the to spare, we humbly beseech Thee in behalf of Thy
world, Grant unto them rest. servant/s, N.-, whom Thou hast called (this day) From the gates of hell,
out of this world, that Thou wouldst not deliver Deliver (his/her/their) soul/s, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the (him/her/them) into the hands of the enemy, nor
world, Grant unto them rest everlasting. forget (him/her/them) forever, but bid the holy May (he/she/they) rest in peace.
angels, lead (him/her/them) into Paradise, Amen.
Christ, hear us. (his/her/their) true country, that for as much as in
Christ, graciously hear us. Thee (he/she/they) put their hope and trust, O Lord, hear our prayer.
(he/she/they) may not endure the pains of hell, but And let our cry come unto Thee.
Lord, have mercy. may come to the possession of eternal joys, through
Christ, have mercy. our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who with Thee The Lord be with you.
liveth and reigneth in the unity of the Holy Spirit, And with Thy Soirit.
From the gates of hell, one God, world without end. Amen.
Deliver their souls, O Lord, Let us pray:
Be merciful, we beseech Thee, O Lord, to the
O Lord, hear our prayer. soul/s of Thy servant/s, N.-, for whom we offer to O God, the Creator and Redeemer of all the
And let our cry come unto Thee. Thee the sacrifice of praise, humbly beseeching Thy faithful, grant unto the soul/s of Thy servant/s, N.-,
Majesty that by those holy and propitiatory the remission of all (his/her/their) sins, that
offerings, (he/she/they) may be found worthy to through pious supplications (he/she/they) may
Let us pray: win everlasting rest, through our Lord Jesus Christ, obtain the pardon (he/she/they) has/have always
thy Son, Who with Thee liveth and reigneth in the desired Who livest and reignest world without end.
O God, the Creator and Redeemer of all the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.
faithful, grant unto the souls of Thy servants Amen.
departed the remission of their sins; that by pious Eternal rest grant unto (him/her/them), O Lord.
supplications, they may obtain that pardon which Grant, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that the And let Your perpetual light shine upon
they have always desired. Grant this, O God, Who soul/s of Thy servant/s, N.-, which has/have (this (him/her/them).
livest and reignest forever and ever. Amen. day) departed out of this world, may be cleansed by
this sacrifice, and delivered from sins, and may May (he/she/them) rest in peace.
O Eternal God, Who besides the general precept of receive forgiveness and everlasting rest, through Amen.
charity, hast commanded a particular respect to our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who with Thee
parents, kindred and benefactors; grant we beseech liveth and reigneth in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
Thee, that as they were the instrument by which God, world without end. Amen.
Thy Providence bestowed on us our birth,
education, and innumerable other blessings, so our Absolve, O Lord, the soul/s of Thy servant/s, from
prayers may be the means to obtain for them a every bond of sin, so that by Thy aid (he/she/they)
speedy release from their excessive sufferings, and may deserve to escape the judgment of wrath, and
free admittance to Thine infinite joys, through come to the enjoyment of beatitude in eternal
Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen. light.

FELICIDAD F. QUILBIO (12 Feb. 2011 Loyola Memorial Chapels Guadalupe)