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Litany of Healing

Lady Altar
 

 

Let us name before God those for whom we offer our prayers.

God the Father, your will for all people is health and salvation;
Response: We praise you and thank you, O Lord.

God the Son, you came that we might have life, and might have it more abundantly;
Response: We praise you and thank you, O Lord.

God the Holy Spirit, you make our bodies the temple of your presence;
Response: We praise you and thank you, O Lord.

Holy Trinity, one God, in you we live and move and have our being;
Response: We praise you and thank you, O Lord.

Lord, grant your healing grace to all who are sick, injured, or disabled, that they may be made whole;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

Grant to all who seek your guidance, and to all who are lonely, anxious, or despondent, a knowledge of your will and an awareness of your presence;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

Mend broken relationships, and restore those in emotional distress to soundness of mind and serenity of spirit;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

Bless physicians, nurses, and all others who minister to the suffering, granting them wisdom and skill, sympathy and patience;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

Grant to the dying peace and a holy death, and uphold by the grace and consolation of your Holy Spirit those who are bereaved;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

Restore to wholeness whatever is broken by human sin, in our lives, in our nation, and in the world;
Response: Hear us, O Lord of life.

You are the Lord who does wonders:
Response: You have declared your power among the peoples.

With you, O Lord, is the well of life:
Response: And in your light we see light.

Hear us, O Lord of life:
Response: Heal us, and make us whole.

Let us pray.

A period of silence follows.

O God, the strength of the weak and the comfort of sufferers: Mercifully accept our prayers, and grant to your servants the help of your power, that their sickness may be turned into health, and our sorrow into joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.