Prayers

Litany Against Pride

From the desire of being esteemed, R/ deliver me, Jesus.

From the desire of being loved, R/
From the desire of being extolled, R/
From the desire of being honored, R/
From the desire of being praised, R/
From the desire of being preferred to others, R/
From the desire of being consulted, R/
From the desire of being approved, R/
From the fear of being humiliated, R/
From the fear of being despised, R/
From the fear of suffering rebukes, R/
From the fear of being calumniated, R/
From the fear of being forgotten, R/
From the fear of being wronged, R/
From the fear of being suspected, R/ 

That others may be loved more than I, R/ Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

That others may be esteemed more than I, R/

That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease, R/

That others may be chosen and I set aside, R/

That others may be praised and I unnoticed, R/

That others may be preferred to me in everything, R/

That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should, R/

Amen