Litany to Blessed Theresa of Jesus
Blessed Theresa of Jesus:
Pray for us.
Blessed Woman of Vision:
Pray that we may learn to hope against hope.
Blessed Foundress of the School Sisters of Notre Damę:
Help us to risk innovative responses to the needs of our times.
Blessed Resourceful Pioneer Woman:
Help us discover unsuspected ways of sharing what we have, especially with the poor and marginalized as we search for new channels of service in the universal Church.
Blessed Woman of Decision:
Help us to be attentive to God’s will, ready to discern direction through reflection, prayer and dialogue.
Blessed Woman of Vitality:
Help us foster wholeness of life through reverence and acceptance of ourselves and others as we grow to maturity in Christ.
Blessed Woman of Patience and Perseverance:
Help us to take time to choose ways of living and ministering that call to growth so that our roots will be more sturdy and our flowering more lovely.
Blessed Woman of Fidelity:
Help us fulfill our mutual responsibility of being sister to one another.
Blessed Woman of Unity:
Remind us daily how Eucharist calls us to deeper communion with God and among people wherever we are, in every place, in every time, in every situation.
Blessed Woman of Apostolic Zeal:
Teach us how uncompromising are the demands of selfless love.
Blessed Woman of Poverty:
Continue to show us how to stand before God empty, accepting our humanness, clinging to nothing, and contented with what we receive.
Blessed Woman of Simplicity:
Help us to live so simply that others can also enjoy the gifts of God to this earth.
Blessed Woman of Courage:
Help us learn that God’s power is at best in our weakness.
Blessed Woman of Obedience:
Help us live our vow of obedience that binds us together to pray, to probe, to listen and to reflect in order to know and carry out God’s will.
Blessed Woman of Reconciliation:
Help us identify so deeply in the pattern of Christ1s life that we may daily grow in our ability to speak the truth in love, to forgive freely, and to welcome all into our hearts.
Blessed Woman of Prayer:
Teach us to listen and live in reverence for all life.
Blessed Woman of Mary:
Help us practice that truest of all devotion to Mary is doing whatever God tells us.