Litany of Peace

adapted from The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

By custom and statute the Augustinians of the Immaculate Heart of Mary pray Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer of the Divine Office daily. During Morning Prayer, the following Litany is prayed after the introductory verse.

In peace, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For peace from on high, and for the salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For peace in the whole world, for the well-being of the holy Churches of God and for the union of all, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For this holy church and for all who enter it with faith, reverence and the fear of God, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For our God-loving Bishop N . . ., for the venerable priesthood, the diaconate in Christ, for all clergy and the people, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For our civil authorities and all in service of our country, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.

For this city (or: for this village, or: for this holy monastery), for every city, country, and for all-living therein with faith, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For good weather, for an abundance of the fruits of the earth, and for peaceful times, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
For those who travel by sea, air, and land, for the sick, the suffering, the captive, and for their safety and salvation, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.

Special intentions are added at this time.

For all who have asked for our prayers, for whom we have promised to pray, our Augustinian Order, and our benefactors living and deceased. Let us pray to the Lord.

 

Lord, have mercy.

That we may be delivered from all affliction, wrath, and need, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord, have mercy.
 
Help, save, have mercy and protect us, O God, by Your grace.
Lord, have mercy.
 
Remembering our most holy, most pure, most-blessed and glorious Lady, the Mother of God and ever-Virgin Mary, with Augustine, Monica and all the saints, let us commend ourselves and one another, and our whole life, to Christ, our God.
To You, O Lord.