Tekakwitha Conference
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Litany 1

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Litany

Lord, have mercy on us.
Response: Lord, have mercy on us. 
Christ, have mercy on us.
Response: Christ, have mercy on us. 
Christ, hear us. 
Response: Christ, graciously hear us. 
God, our Creator in Heaven, R: have mercy on us. 
Holy trinity, One God, R: have mercy on us.

Response: Pray for us

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, pure lily among her Mohawk people, 

R. Pray for us 

Saint Kateri, bright light for the Indigenous people, R. 
Saint Kateri, lover of the Cross of Jesus, R. 
Saint Kateri, fortitude in persecution to keep your virginity, R. 
Saint Kateri, full of patience in suffering, R. 
Saint Kateri, lover of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, R. 
Saint Kateri, you left your homeland to practice your faith, R. 
Saint Kateri, faithful to prayer, R. 
Saint Kateri, you loved to pray the rosary, R. 
Saint Kateri, model to your people by your love for Mary, our Blessed Mother, R. 
Saint Kateri, your holy death gave strength to people of many cultures to love Jesus and Mary, R. 
Saint Kateri, your scarred face in life became radiant and beautiful after death, R. 


O Saint Kateri, Lily of the Mohawks,
your love for Jesus,
so strong, so steadfast, 
prant that we may become like you. 

Your short and painful life
showed us your strength and humility.
Pray that we may become
forever humble like you. 

Like the bright and shining stars at night,
we pray that your light
may forever shine down upon us, 
giving light, hope, peacefulness
and serenity in our darkest moments. 

Fill our hearts, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
with your same love for Jesus
and pray that we may have the
strength and courage
to become one like you in Heaven.
Through Christ our Lord.

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