Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited U.S. Catholics to join him on Good Friday, April 10, to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart at noon (EDT).

Litany Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus

Lord, have mercyLord, have mercy
Christ, have mercyChrist, have mercy
Lord, have mercyLord, have mercy
  
God our Father in heavenhave mercy on us
God the Son, Redeemer of the worldhave mercy on us
God the Holy Spirithave mercy on us
Holy Trinity, one Godhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, Son of the eternal Fatherhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, formed by the Holy Spirit in 
the womb of the Virgin Motherhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, one with the eternal Wordhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, infinite in majestyhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, holy temple of Godhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Most Highhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of 
heavenhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, aflame with love for ushave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, source of justice and lovehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, full of goodness and lovehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, well-spring of all virtuehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, worthy of all praisehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, king and center of all heartshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, treasure-house of wisdom 
and knowledgehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, in whom there dwells the 
fullness of Godhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, in whom the Father is 
Well pleasedhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, from whose fullness we 
have all receivedhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, desire of the eternal hillshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, patient and full of mercyhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, generous to all who turn 
to youhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, fountain of life and holinesshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, atonement for our sinshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, overwhelmed with insultshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, broken for our sinshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, obedient even to deathhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, pierced by a lancehave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, source of all consolationhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, our life and resurrectionhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, our peace and reconciliation have mercy on us 
Heart of Jesus, victim of our sinshave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, salvation of all who trust 
in youhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, hope of all who die in youhave mercy on us
Heart of Jesus, delight of all the saintshave mercy on us
  
Lamb of God, you take away 
the sins of the worldhave mercy on us
Lamb of God, you take away 
the sins of the worldhave mercy on us
Lamb of God, you take away 
the sins of the worldhave mercy on us
  
Jesus, gentle and humble of heart.Touch our hearts
 and make them like your own.

Let us pray.
Father, we rejoice in the gifts of love we have received from the heart of Jesus your Son. Open our hearts to share his life and continue to bless us with his love. We ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord. Amen.