Litany of St. Thomas More

Litany of St. Thomas More, OFS 
Martyr and Patron Saint of Statesmen,
Politicians and Lawyers

V. Lord, have mercy
R. Lord have mercy
V. Christ, have mercy
R. Christ have mercy
V. Lord, have mercy
R. Lord have mercy
V. Christ hear US
R. Christ, graciously hear us

V. St. Thomas More, Saint and Martyr,
R. Pray for us {Repeat after each invocation}
St. Thomas More, Patron of Statesmen, Politician and Lawyers
St. Thomas More, Patron of Justices Judges and Magistrates
St Thomas More, Model of integrity and Virtue in Public and Private Life
St. Thomas More, Servant of the Word of God and the Body and Blood of Christ
St. Thomas More, Model of Holiness in the Sacrament of Marriage
St. Thomas More, Teacher of his Children in the Catholic Faith
St Thomas More, Defender of the Weak and the Poor
St Thomas More, Promoter of Human Life arid Dignity

V. Lord, have mercy
R. Lord have mercy
V. Christ, have mercy
R. Christ have mercy
V. Lord, have mercy
R. Lord have mercy
V. Christ hear us
R. Christ, graciously hear us

Let Lis pray:
O Glorious St. Thomas More, Patron of Statesmen,
Politicians, Judges and Lawyers, your life of prayer and
penance and your zeal for justice, integrity and firm
principle in public and family life led you to the path of
martyrdom and sainthood. Intercede for our Statesmen,
politicians, Judges and Lawyers, that they may be
courageous and effective in their defense and promotion of
the sanctity of human life the foundation of all other
human rights. We ask this through Christ our Lord. R. Amen.

Written in 2004 by the Most Reverend Michael A. Saltarelli, Eighth Bishop of
Wilmington. Read the Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly’s letter,
“A Call to Informed Participation in the Political Process” at www.cdow.org.
2016 Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.

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