The Litany of the Most Precious Blood
of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Promulgated by Pope John XXIII on February 24, 1960 and endowed with a partial indulgence. For public or private use.

Kyrie, eleison. Lord, have mercy on us.
Christe, eleison. Christ, have mercy on us.
Kyrie, eleison. Lord, have mercy on us.
Christe, audi nos. Christ, hear us.
Christe, exaudi nos. Christ, graciously hear us.
Pater de cælis Deus, miserere nobis. God, the Father of heaven, have mercy on us.
Fili Redemptor mundi Deus, God, the Son, the Redeemer of the world,
Spiritus Sancte Deus, God, the Holy Spirit,
Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus, Holy Trinity, one God,
Sanguis Christi, Unigeniti Patris æterni, salva nos. Blood of Christ, only-begotten Son of the eternal Father, save us.
Sanguis Christi, Verbi Dei incarnati, Blooc of Christ, Incarnate Word of God,
Sanguis Christi, Novi et Æterni Testamenti, Blood of Christ, of the New and Eternal Testament,
Sanguis Christi, in agonia decurrens in terram, Blood of Christ, falling upon the earth in Agony,
Sanguis Christi, in flagellatione profluens, Blood of Christ, shed profusely in the Scourging,
Sanguis Christi, in coronatione spinarum emanans, Blood of Christ, flowing forth in the Crowning with Thorns,
Sanguis Christi, in Cruce effusus, Blood of Christ, poured out on the Cross,
Sanguis Christi, pretium nostræ salutis, Blood of Christ, price of our salvation,
Sanguis Christi, sine quo non fit remissio, Blood of Christ, without which there is no forgiveness,
Sanguis Christi, in Eucharistia potus et lavacrum animarum, Blood of Christ, Eucharistic drink and refreshment of souls,
Sanguis Christi, flumen misericordiæ Blood of Christ, stream of mercy,
Sanguis Christi, victor dæmonum, Blood of Christ, victor over demons,
Sanguis Christi, fortitudo martyrum, Blood of Christ, courage of Martyrs,
Sanguis Christi, virtus confessorum, Blood of Christ, strength of Confessors,
Sanguis Christi, germinans virgines, Blood of Christ, bringing forth Virgins,
Sanguis Christi, robur periclitantium, Blood of Christ, help of those in peril,
Sanguis Christi, lavamen laborantium, Blood of Christ, relief of the burdened,
Sanguis Christi, in fletu solatium, Blood of Christ, solace in sorrow,
Sanguis Christi, spes pænitentium, Blood of Christ, hope of the penitent,
Sanguis Christi, solamen morientium, Blood of Christ, consolation of the dying,
Sanguis Christi, pax et dulcedo cordium, Blood of Christ, peace and tenderness of hearts,
Sanguis Christi, pignus vitæ æternæ, Blood of Christ, pledge of eternal life,
Sanguis Christi, animas liberans de lacu Purgatorii, Blood of Christ, freeing souls from purgatory,
Sanguis Christi, omni gloria et honore dignissimus, Blood of Christ, most worthy of all glory and honor,
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, parce nobis, Domine. Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, exaudi nos, Domine. Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, graciously hear us, O Lord.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis. Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
℣. Redemisti nos, Domine, in sanguine tuo.
℟. Et fecisti nos Deo nostro regnum.
℣. Thou hast redeemed us, O Lord, in Thy Blood.
℟. And made us, for our God, a kingdom.
Oremus.—Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, qui unigenitum Filium tuum mundi Redemptorem constituisti, ac eius sanguine placari voluisti: concede, quæsumus, salutis nostræ pretium ita venerari, atque a præsentis vitæ malis eius virtute defendi in terris, ut fructu perpetuo lætemur in cælis. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum.
℟. Amen.
Let us pray.—Almighty and eternal God, Thou hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son the Redeemer of the world and willed to be appeased by his blood. Grant, we beseech Thee, that we may worthily adore this price of our salvation and through its power be safeguarded from the evils of the present life so that we may rejoice in its fruits forever in heaven. Through the same Christ our Lord.
℟. Amen.