Litany for Forgiveness

We cry to you, Lord, have mercy on us,
and forgive us.

King of heaven and eternal Lord, receive the prayer we pour out before you,
and forgive us.

Visit the sick, release the captives, help the widow and the orphan,
and forgive us.

We have sinned and have turned from you. Redeemer of all, save us,
and forgive us.

Have mercy on the penitent, and wash away the stains of sin,
and forgive us. Amen.

Source: Mozarabic Breviary

Source of this version: Prayers of the Middle Ages: Light from a Thousand Years,  J. Manning Potts, Ed. Nashville, Tennessee: The Upper Room, © 1954 (Public domain in the U.S.)

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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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