Litany of the Saints and Martyrs of England

“The Church in the British Isles will only begin to grow when she begins again to venerate her own saints” St Arsenios of Paros

We want to share this beautiful Litany, quoted from the
Walsingham – “England’s Nazareth”

Our Lady of Walsingham is a title of Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady, venerated by Catholics and Anglicans associated with the Marian apparitions in the village of Walsingham in Norfolk, England. Lady Richeldis built a structure named "The Holy House" in Walsingham which than became a shrine and place of pilgrimage. Statue carved by Ferdinand Stuflesser - Italy

The Litany

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.
Christ, hear us. Lord, graciously hear us.
God, the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us
God the Son, Redeemer of the World,
God, the Holy Spirit,
Holy Trinity One God,
Holy Mary, Pray for us
Holy Mother of God,
Our Lady of Ransom,
Our Lady of Walsingham,
Our Lady of Penrhys,
Our Lady of the Taper,

Pray for us

Saint Peter, Saint Paul, Saint Gregory the Great, Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Apostle of England, Saint Edward the Confessor, Saint George, Saint David, Saint Andrew, Saint Patrick.

All you holy Patrons and Protectors of England, Wales,
Scotland and Ireland,
Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Patron of the English Secular Clergy,

Pray for us

Saint Alphege, Saint Alban, Saint Oswald of Northumbria, Saint Edmund of East Anglia, Saint John Houghton, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint John Fisher, Saint Thomas More, Saint Ralph Sherwin, Saint Oliver Plunkett, Saint Cuthbert Mayne,Saint Alexander Briant, Saint John Payne, Saint Luke Kirby, Saint Edmund Gennings, Saint Eustace White, Saint Polydore Plasden, Saint John Boste, Saint John Almond, Saint John Southworth, Saint John Plessington, Saint John Lloyd, Saint John Kemble, Saint John Roberts, Saint Ambrose Barlow, Saint Alban Roe, Saint Richard Reynolds, Saint John Stone,Saint John Jones,

Pray for us

Saint John Wall, Saint Edmund Campion, Saint Robert Southwell, Saint Henry Walpole, Saint Thomas Garnet, Saint Edmund Arrowsmith, Saint Henry Morse, Saint Philip Evans, Saint David Lewis, Saint Nicholas Owen, Saint Richard Gwyn,
Saint Philip Howard, Saint Swithin Wells,Saint John Rigby, Saint Margaret Clitherow, Saint Margaret Ward, Saint Anne Line, Blessed John Haile, Blessed Thomas Abel, Blessed Edward Powell, Blessed Richard Fetherston, Blessed John Larke,
Blessed Thomas Plumtree, Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, Blessed Everard Hanse, Blessed James Bell, Blessed William Davies, Blessed George Napier, Blessed Thomas Maxfield,

Pray for us

Blessed William Ward, Blessed George Haydock, Blessed Richard Whiting, Blessed Hugh Fraingdon, Blessed Philip Powell,
Blessed Humphrey Middlemore, Blessed Henry Heath, Blessed Ralph Corby, Blessed Adrian Fortescue, Blessed John Felton,
Blessed John Storey, Blessed Ralph Milner, Blessed James Duckett, Blessed Richard Herst, Blessed William Howard, Blessed John Finch, Blessed Margaret Pole,

All you Saints and Martyrs of England and Wales

Saint Illtud, Saint Dyfrig, Saint Telio, Saint Samson, Saint Deiniol, Saint Asaph, Saint Germanus, Saint Cadoc, Saint Bueno,
Saint Millitus, Saint Theodore

Pray for us

Saint Odo, Saint Dunstan, Saint Anselm, Saint Edmund Rich, Saint Paulinus of York, Saint Felix of Dunwich, Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Saint Birinus of Dorchester, Saint Chad of Lichfield, Saint Cedd of Lastingham, Saint Erconwald of London, Saint Cuthbert of Durham, Saint Hedda of Wessex, Saint Aldhelm of Sherborne, Saint Wilfrid of York, Saint Egwin of Evesham, Saint John of Beverley, Saint Swithin of Winchester, Saint Ethelwold of Winchester, Saint Oswald of Worcester, Saint Wulstan of Worcester, Saint Osmund of Sarum, Saint William of York, Saint Hugh of Lincoln, Saint Richard of Chichester, Saint Thomas of Hereford, Saint Swithbert, Apostle of the Rhineland, Saint Willibrord, Apostle of Holland,
Saint Boniface, Apostle of Germany, Saint Willibald, Apostle of Bavaria

Pray for us

Saint Sigfrid, Apostle of Sweden, Saint Henry, Apostle of Finland, Saint Petroc of Bodmin, Saint Botolph of Boston, Saint Benet Biscop, Saint Guthlac of Croyland, Saint Egbert of Lindisfarne, Saint Bede the Venerable, Saint Stephen Harding,
Saint Robert of Newminster, Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, Saint Gilbert of Sempringham, Saint Simon Stock, Saint John of Bridlington, Saint Ethelbert of Kent, Saint Winifred of Holywell, Saint Ethelburg of Barking, Saint Etheldreda of Ely,
Saint Hilda of Whitby, Saint Werburg of Chester, Saint Frideswide of Oxford, Saint Mildred of Thanet, Saint Edith of Wilton,
Saint Osburg of Coventry, Blessed Nicholas Postgate, Blessed Dominic Barberi, Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman,

All holy men and women of England, Saints of God,

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world,
Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.
Jesus, convert England.
Jesus, have mercy on this country.

Let us pray:
O God, who from the very birth of thy Church in this land
didst make us the Dowry of Mary and loyal subjects of the
Prince of thine Apostles; grant us by the merits and
intercession of these our Saints and Martyrs that we may
continue steadfast in the Catholic Faith, nor ever fail to
cherish that most blessed Virgin as our Mother, and
maintain our allegiance to the See of Peter.

O God, who didst raise up blessed Martyrs from every rank
among us, to fight manfully for the true faith and the
primacy of the Holy See; grant us through their merits and
prayers that our whole people may agree in the profession of
the same faith, and ever enjoy that unity for which thy Son
prayed, who lives and reigns for ever and ever.



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