Media Resource Information

Media Litany
of the Angels and Saints

(For private use only)

V. Lord, have mercy on us.
R. Christ, have mercy on us.
V. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.
R. Christ, graciously hear us.

God the Father of heaven,
  Have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
  Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Spirit,
  Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God,
  Have mercy on us.

For the intercession of the angels and saints we pray,

St. Paul the Apostle, pray for us, that we may be witness to your call to action,

St. Francis of Assisi, pray for us, that we may have good public relations in the media,

St. Bernadine of Sienna, pray for us, for your help in advertising,

St. Catherine of Alexandria, pray for us, that we may have holy preachers,

St. Justin Martyn, pray for us, that we may have educated lecturers of the Faith,

St. Thomas Aquinas, pray for us, that we may be the Lord's apologists in public defense of the Faith,

St. John of God, pray for us, that worthy books get promoted,

St. Robert Bellarmine, pray for us, that we may have well trained Catechists,

St. Charles Borromeo, pray for us, that we may have dedicated spiritual leaders,

St. Francis De Sales, pray for us, that all editors and journalists be responsible to God,

St. John Bosco, pray for us, that children be exposed only to media that reflects the Truth,

St. Leonard of Port Maurice, pray for us, that the media remain faithful to always bring truth and understanding to all people,

St. Therese of Lisieux, pray for us, that God's media may reach to all parts of the world,

St. Maximillian Kolb, pray for us, that the Blessed Virgin Mary guide all writers and publishers,

St. Isidore, pray for us, that we may have effective public relations,

St. Veronica, pray for us, that all photographers keep the face of Christ in their hearts,

St. Clair of Assisi, pray for us, that all television writers become inspired by the Holy Spirit,

St. John of God, pray for us, that booksellers sell only books worthy of the Creator,

St. Anthony of Padua, pray for us, that the media only speak of God with eloquence,

St. Dominic, pray for us, that all preachers of the Truth use the media well,

St. Gabriel the Archangel, pray for us, that we may have radio, television, and Internet reflect God's truth,

All the angels in Heaven, pray for us, that we may be successful messengers of God's Word.

Our Lady of the Word of God, be our intercessor.

Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
  Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
  Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
  Have mercy on us.

Let Us Pray

Dear Lord our God, may the angels and saints of the media hear our supplications and intercede for us, that the media be successful at bringing your Word to the world. For this we pray, through Jesus Christ. R. Amen.

O God in your providence, you have allowed your angels and saints to succeed in the media. We ask You to grant that we may deserve to have them for our intercessors in heaven who on earth we venerate as our protectors of the media. Who lives and reigns world without end. R. Amen.

Copyright 2005 Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. Media Apostolate.