Prayer for St. Brigid

I would like the angels of Heaven to be among us.
I would like an abundance of peace.
I would like full vessels of charity.
I would like rich treasures of mercy.
I would like cheerfulness to preside over all.
I would like Jesus to be present.
I would like the three Marys of illustrious renown to be with us.
I would like the friends of Heaven to be gathered around us from all parts.
I would like myself to be a rent payer to the Lord;
that I should suffer distress, that he would bestow a good blessing upon me.
I would like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings.
I would like to be watching Heaven’s family drinking it through all eternity.

Litany of Saint Brigid of Kildare

(This old litany is of unknown origin.)

Lord, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, 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.

Holy Mary, Queen of virgins, Pray for us.
Saint Brigid, Pray for us.
Mary of the Gael, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, Patroness of Ireland, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, shining light of virtue and sanctity, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, consecrated spouse of Jesus Christ, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, foundress of Kildare, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, cornerstone of the monastic institute in the Isle of Saints, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, great model of Irish virgins, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, mother of religious, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, pattern of religious perfection, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, intercessor for the Irish Church, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, mediatrix for the Irish race, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, protectress of the holy faith planted by Saint Padrig, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, enjoying with him the clear vision of God, Pray for us.
St. Brigid, whose one desire was to satisfy the poor, drive out hardship, and spare every miserable man, Pray for 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, O Lord.

Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.

V. Pray for us, O glorious Saint Brigid:
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. O God, Who dost rejoice with the memory of the blessed Saint Brigid, Thy virgin and abbess, mercifully grant that we may be assisted by her merits, by whose chastity we are illumined. Through Jesus Christ Thy Son Our Lord. R. Amen.

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