Saint Augustine
Saint Augustine washing the feet of Jesus
Estaban Murillo

Petitions of St. Augustine


 
The Litany of Three Patrons (Our Lady of Consolation, St. Augustine and St. Monica)

Lord, have mercy on us. (Christ 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.)
Mary, our Mother, and Mother of Jesus,
Mary, our mother of consolation,
Mary, the source of our hope,
Mary, the refuge of sinners,
Mary, the guiding star of our lives,
Mary, source of strength in our weakness,
Mary, source of light in our darkness,
Mary, source of consolation in our sorrows,
Mary, source of victory in our temptations,
Mary, who leadest us to Jesus,
Mary, who keepest us with Jesus,
Mary, who redeemest us through Jesus,
Mary, Mother of consolation, our patroness,
St. Augustine, triumph of divine grace,
St. Augustine, so faithful to grace,
St. Augustine, glowing with pure love of God,
St. Augustine, filled with zeal for his glory,
St. Augustine, bright star in the firmament of the Church,
St. Augustine, so great and so humble,
St. Augustine, dauntless defender of Faith,
St. Augustine, vanquisher of heresy,
St. Augustine, prince of bishops and doctors,
St. Augustine, our father and founder,
St. Augustine, glorious patron of the confraternity,
St. Monica, devout mother of St. Augustine,
St. Monica, whose prayers won Augustine from sin,
St. Monica, whose prayers gave him to God,
St. Monica, pattern for wives,
St. Monica, model of mothers, and mother of saints,
St. Monica, exemplar of widows,
St. Monica, devoted to prayer,
St. Monica, so patient in trials,
St. Monica, so resigned in sorrow,
St. Monica, so happy in death,
St. Monica, devoted child of Mary, Mother of consolation,
St. Monica, our patroness in the confraternity,

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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.)

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of consolation.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
V.. Pray for us, O holy Father, St. Augustine,
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
V. Pray for us, O holy Mother, Monica, R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

O LORD Jesus Christ, Father of mercies, and God of all consolation, grant propitiously to thy servants that, joyfully venerating your most pure Mother Mary, as our Lady of Consolation, and wearing in her honour the holy Cincture, we may be consoled by her in our sorrows, and fortified in our trials through life, and dying, may merit the ineffable consolations of heaven for eternity. Amen.

O GOD, who by revealing to our holy Father St. Augustine the hidden secrets of thy eternal wisdom, and by enkindling in his heart glowing flames of divine charity, hast renewed in thy Church the miracle of the pillar of fire to guide thy faithful people; grant that, under his guidance, we his children may happily pass through the dangers of the world, and in the end joyously reach the unending bliss of the eternal land of promise. (Amen.)


Triduum in Honour of St. Augustine
Triduum in Honour Saint Monica Prayers for Children.


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