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Litany of Humility

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O Jesus, meek and humble ofHumility - litany of heart, hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being loved, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being extolled, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being honored, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being praised, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being preferred to others, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being consulted, deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being approved deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being humiliated, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being despised, deliver me, O Jesus From the fear of suffering rebukes, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being calumniated, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being forgotten, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being ridiculed, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being wronged, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being suspected, deliver me, O Jesus.

That others may be esteemed more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. That others may be chosen and I set aside, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. That others may be preferred to me in everything, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. That others may become holier than I, provided that I become as holy as I should, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

                                                     -Cardinal Raphael Merry Del Val

For Reflection:

Am I willing to pray this prayer? Why or why not?

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Chapter One   Page 20 The Special Call and Gift of Woman The Blessed Mother:  The Perfect Model of Womanhood

Mary renounced herself out of concern for the Child she carried, as mothers do, so that the life within her might germinate and come to full term.  During her period of confinement, Mary made herself completely available to the Child developing within her, nurturing the tender life until it was time for Him to be born.

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