|English-language translations of
Ave Maria (Hail Mary)
The Hail Mary, also called Ave Maria or The Angelic Salutation, is a traditional Roman Catholic prayer calling for the intercession of Mary, the mother of Jesus. The prayer is rooted in Biblical texts, and developed into its modern form during the Middle Ages.
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Common English translation
Hail Mary, full of grace,
the Lord is with thee,
blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at
the hour of our death.