[quote="mercyangel, post:7, topic:321333"]
There is a beautiful version available on iTunes by Veronica Morrissey. Gives me chills every time!
That's not actually The Litany of the Saints. It's just a song called Litany of the Saints. It's not approved for use during the liturgy. What people don't realize is that in Roman Missal where it specifies to pray the Litany of the Saints, it has specific text that is to be included, including using the title "St" before each invocation. The version you cite leaves this out and invokes non-saints. Origin is not a saint. Also, the Litany of the Saints is specifically ordered as a hierarchy. This is left out on these non-Gregorian Chant versions. Finally, and quite importantly, there are specific intercessory prayers for the person(s) it's being prayed for depending on the event. (ie: baptism, ordinations, virgin consecrations, etc). The secular adaptative versions don't include this, thus making it illicit for use during the liturgy, and robbing the person(s) it's being prayed for of specific interfessions from the saints.
JUST SAY NO TO SECULAR ADAPTATIONS OF THE LITANY OF THE SAINTS!