The many faces of St. Francis from the Basilica

LITANY OF THE SAINTS AND BLESSED OF THE FRANCISCAN FAMILY

Lord have mercy

Christ have mercy.

Lord have mercy.

Holy Mary, Queen of the Seraphic Order
Pray for us.

Holy Father Francis
Pray for us.

St. Berard and companions, you first martyrs of the Franciscan Order
Pray for us.

St. Daniel and companions, you martyrs in Africa
Pray for us.

St. Peter Baptista and companions, called through the cross to life in Nagasaki
(six of the 1st Order, 17 of the Third Order Secular)
Pray for us.

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, martyr, tireless in the spreading of the faith
Pray for us.

Blessed Apollinaris and companions, martyrs in Japan
(18 of the 1st Order, 27 of the Third Order Secular)
Pray for us.

Blessed Apollinaris of Fribourg (Switzerland), martyr of the French Revolution
Pray for us.

Blessed Engelbert Kolland who called his murderer "friend"
Pray for us.

St. Maximilian Kolbe who gave his life for his brother in Christ
Pray for us.

Saint (Padre) Pio of Pietrelcina marked with the stigmata of Jesus
Pray for us.

All the Saints and Blessed of the Franciscan Family….. pray for us

St. Anthony of Padua, powerful teacher of the Gospel life
Pray for us.

St. Ferdinand, king of Castile
Pray for us.

St. Louis, strong in faith
Pray for us.

St. Bonaventure, teacher of the Seraphic Order
Pray for us.

St. Roch, helper in times of the plague
Pray for us.

St. Bernardin of Siena, great preacher, unifier of east and west
Pray for us.

St. John Capistrano, peacemaker and apostle of charity
Pray for us.

St. Peter of Alcantara, man of prayer and contemplation
Pray for us.

St. Lawrence of Brindisi, full of the Spirit of counsel and fortitude
Pray for us.

St. Vincent Palotti, pillar of the Church in troubled times
Pray for us.

St. John Mary Vianney, inspired by the Good Shepherd
Pray for us.

St. Joseph Cafasso, man of limitless patience
Pray for us.

St. Conrad of Parzham, mediator of divine mercy
Pray for us.

St. Pius X, full of apostolic zeal to renew everything in Christ
Pray for us.

Blessed John XXIII, humble and beloved pope
Pray for us.

Blessed Luchesius, first confessor of the Secular Franciscan Order
Pray for us.

Blessed Giles of Assisi, 3rd companion of St. Francis
Pray for us.

Blessed Contardo Ferrini, lay helper in a student community
Pray for us.

Blessed Joseph Freinademetz, example of missionary poverty in China
Pray for us.

All you holy and blessed confessors of the Franciscan Family… Pray for us.

St. Clare (Chiara, Clara), mother of the Poor Ladies of St. Damiano
Pray for us.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary mother of the poor and joyful in persecution
Pray for us.

St. Rose of Viterbo, model of perfection at the age of 18 years
Pray for us.

St. Agnes of Assisi filled with the Seraphic Spirit
Pray for us.

St. Margaret of Cortona, great penitent
Pray for us.

St. Elizabeth of Portugal, exemplary mother and promoter of peace
Pray for us.

St. Bridget of Sweden, gifted with extraordinary love for the Crucified
(3rd Order, foundress of the Bridgetines)
Pray for us.

St. Colette, great reformer with the Spirit of prayer
Pray for us.

St. Angela Merici, caring and wise educator of the youths
(3rd Order, foundress of the Ursulines)
Pray for us.

St. Veronica Giuliani, perfected by suffering and renunciation
Pray for us.

St. Mary Frances of the Five Wounds
Pray for us.

St. Mary Magdalene Postel, lover of children
Pray for us.

Blessed Agnes of Prague, who spent her life caring for the homeless
Pray for us.

Blessed Angela of Foligno, rich in contemplation
Pray for us.

Blessed Crescentia, miraculously joyful in suffering
Pray for us.

Blessed Francisca Schervier, mother of the poor
Pray for us.

Blessed Josepha Rosello, full of love and care for the sick
Pray for us.

Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta, missionary in China
Pray for us.

All you blessed and holy women of the Franciscan Family… Pray for us.

Praise the Lord all you His saints and all who fear Him, small and great.

Let us rejoice and sing and give honour to the Lord our God.

Let us pray:

Almighty eternal God, we remember all the Brothers and Sister of the Franciscan family whose life is perfected in You. We beg You because of so many people who pray for us: Give us , too, the promised land after this our sojourn in a foreign land as You have promised to those who love You. We ask this through Christ our Lord.


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