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Ave Maria Prayer and Lyrics

The Hail Mary in Latin

The Ave Maria is a well known Catholic prayer. Ave Maria is also a hymn, and many people are familiar with its lyrics. Ave Maria means "Hail Mary" in Latin, and is a prayer to Mary, asking her to pray for us. Many Christians are blessed by this Latin version of the Hail Mary Prayer.

Mary Praying Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum
Benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus
fructus ventris tui, Iesus
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae

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