Litany

Definition of Litany

Lit´a`ny   Pronunciation: lĭt´å`nŷ
n.1.A solemn form of supplication in the public worship of various churches, in which the clergy and congregation join, the former leading and the latter responding in alternate sentences. It is usually of a penitential character.
Supplications . . . for the appeasing of God's wrath were of the Greek church termed litanies, and rogations of the Latin.
- Hooker.

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Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, Sefer Torah, Torah, Torah scroll, Virginal, agape, aid prayer, appeal, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, breviary, canon, catalogue, cataloguing, celebration, chaplet, church book, circumcision, collect, communion, confession, confirmation, contemplation, devotions, entreaty, enumeration, euchologion, euchology, farse, formulary, grace, high celebration, impetration, imploration, incense, intercession, inventory, inventorying, invocation, invocation of saints, kiss of peace, lectionary, lesser litany, list, listing, love feast, lustration, machzor, manual, meditation, missal, obsecration, obtestation, ordinal, orison, pax, petition, pontifical, prayer, prayer book, prayer wheel, processional, recital, recitation, reciting the rosary, ritual, rituale, rogation, rosary, rubric, service book, siddur, silent prayer, suit, supplication, telling of beads, thanks, thanksgiving, the confessional, the confessionary
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