The 6 Public Litanies

I love it when I learn something new about the Catholic Faith. I received an email from The Catholic Company advertising a book called A Prayerbook of Favorite Litanies and it mentioned "only six litanies approved for use during public prayer". Naturally, I tried my best to name all six. I wasn't successful. Don't keep reading if you want to give it a try.

Here's the approved litanies for public prayer...

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Litaniae de Sacratissimo Corde Iesu

Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus - Litaniae Sanctissimi Nominis Iesu

Litany of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ - Litaniae pretiosissimi Sanguinis Domini Nostri Iesu Christi

Litany of the Saints - Litaniae Sanctorum

Litany of Loreto ("Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary") - Litaniae Lauretanae

Litany of St. Joseph - Litaniae Sancti Ioseph

To view or download all the litanies, you can visit The 6 Litanies Approved for Public Recitation at fish eaters.

I also posted the Litany of St. Joseph last March.

Don't forget that the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, so it's a great time to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus!

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