Litany of the Holy Name
The Litany of the Holy Name is a Roman Catholic prayer on the Holy Name of Jesus
Holy Name of Jesus
In Christianity, the Holy Name of Jesus refers to the theological and devotional use of the name of Jesus. The reverence and affection with which Christians have regarded the Holy Name of Jesus goes back to the earliest days of Christianity....

It has been used in the Western Church since around the late 6th century. In the 15th century Saints Bernardine of Siena and John Capistrano promoted it and in the 16th century Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V , born Felice Peretti di Montalto, was Pope from 1585 to 1590.-Early life:The chronicler Andrija Zmajević states that Felice's family originated from modern-day Montenegro...

 granted indulgences for its recitation .

The structure of the litany is similar to the Litany of Loreto. It begins with the invocation of the Holy Trinity and then enumerates a list of praises referring to Jesus as God and as man.
The litany ends with the triple invocation of the Lamb of God and the petitions, "Jesus hear us", "Jesus graciously hear us".
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