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The Hail Mary Prayer

Information about the Hail Mary


mary prayThe Hail Mary prayer is an extremely honored prayer among Catholics. It's the major prayer used in the rosary devotion. The "Hail Mary" quotes from the Gospel of Luke, recognizes that Mary is "full of grace," and asks her for her prayers. Many Catholics pray it as a way to get closer to both Mary, and ultimately, Jesus. The Hail Mary is a basic prayer every Catholic should know and memorize.

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
Amen.


Updated 05-21-2017

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