Prayers to the Holy Spirit

Prayers to the Holy Spirit
The Irish Spirit – Issue No. 3
From the book A Treasury of Prayers by Dinah Proctor

 

LITANY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy on us.

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

Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father Almighty, have mercy on us.

Jesus, Eternal Son of the Father, Redeemer of the world, save us.

Spirit of the Father and the Son and Infinite Love of Both, sanctify us.

Most Holy Trinity, hear us.

Holy Spirit, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, come to us.

Promise to the Father,

Gift of God Most High,

Ray of heavenly light,

Fount of Living Water,

Consuming Fire,

Author of all good,

Spiritual Union,

Ardent Charity,

Spirit of wisdom,

Spirit of understanding,

Spirit of counsel and of fortitude,

Spirit of knowledge and of piety,

Spirit of the fear of the Lord,

Spirit of truth and of love,

Spirit of grace and of prayer,

Spirit of peace and of sweetness,

Spirit of modesty and of innocence,

Spirit of consolation,

Spirit that governs the Church,

Spirit that fills the universe,

Spirit of adoption of the Son of God,

 

Holy Spirit, imprint on our hearts a horror for sin,

we beseech you, hear us.

Holy Spirit, come and renew the face of the earth.

Holy Spirit, shed your light upon our understanding.

Holy Spirit, engrave your law upon our hearts.

Holy Spirit, open to us the treasure of your grace.

Holy Spirit, teach us how we ought to pray.

Holy Spirit, enlighten us with your heavenly inspirations.

Holy Spirit, grant us the knowledge that is necessary.

Holy Spirit, instill into us the practice of the virtues.

Holy Spirit, grant that we may persevere in justice.

Holy Spirit, be our reward.

Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,

send us your Holy Spirit

Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,

imbue us with the spirit of wisdom and the Holy Spirit

Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,

imbue us with the spirit of wisdom and devotion.

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful,

And kindle in them the fire of your love.

 

Let us pray

O God, who instructed the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Spirit, grant us in the same Spirit to be truly wise and ever to rejoice in consolation.

Through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

Holy Spirit, spirit of truth, come into our hearts; shed the brightness of your light upon the nations, so that they may please you in unity of faith.

Holy Spirit, sweet Guest of my soul, abide in me and grant that I may ever abide in you.

God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us.

May the grace of the Holy Spirit enlighten our senses and our hearts. May our hearts be cleansed, O Lord, by the inpouring of the Holy Spirit and may he render them fruitful by watering them with his heavenly dew. With all our heart and voice, we acknowledge, we praise, and we bless you God the Father unbegotten; God, the only begotten Son; God, the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete, O holy and undivided Trinity!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Treasury of Prayers by Dinah Proctor is available on Columba Books