Ave María ( Hail Mary ) Ave María, ( Hail Mary ) Ah-veh Mah-ree-ah, grátia plena, (full of grace) Grah-tsee-ah pleh-nah, Dóminus tecum; (the Lord is with thee) benedícta tu in (blessed are you) muliéribus, (among women) et benedíctus fructus (and blessed is the fruit) ventris tui, Jesus. Sancta María, (Holy Mary )
The Hail Mary (Latin: Ave Maria ) is a traditional Scripture-based Christian prayer of praise for and petition to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since the sixteenth century, the Roman Catholic version of the prayer closes with an appeal for her intercession.
The Holy Rosary (/ˈroʊzəri/; Latin : rosarium, in the sense of “crown of roses” or “garland of roses”), also known as the Dominican Rosary , or simply the Rosary , refers to a set of prayers used in the Catholic Church and to the string of knots or beads used to count the component prayers.
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 death. Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
It is short, so it can be easily memorized and quickly spoken, and is the backbone of the devotion of the Rosary, which is easily the world’s most powerful devotion. With countless miracles and conversions to its credit, the Hail Mary is a powerful composition.
The closing petition came into general use during the 14th or 15th century and received its official formulation in the reformed breviary of Pope Pius V in 1568. Of the many musical settings of the prayer , the Ave Maria of Franz Schubert is perhaps the most widely known.
The Roman Catholic Church reveres Mary , the mother of Jesus, as “Queen of Heaven.” However, there are few biblical references to support the Catholic Marian dogmas — which include the Immaculate Conception, her perpetual virginity and her Assumption into heaven. This is why they are rejected by Protestants .
Prayers . “Because of Mary’s singular cooperation with the action of the Holy Spirit, the Church loves to pray in communion with the Virgin Mary , to magnify with her the great things the Lord has done for her, and to entrust supplications and praises to her.
A: The ten Hail Marys are part of the evolution of the rosary . It was custom in the monastic tradition of the Middle Ages to say frequently the Psalter, i.e. 150 psalms of the Old Testament. Over time fifteen mysteries (events of Jesus’ life) were retained and combined with the Hail Marys for each one of the mysteries.
Q: Is there a biblical basis for the Rosary ? A: As you know the bible does “not” tell us to pray the Rosary because this form of prayer originated only during the middle ages. 3) Among the “twenty mysteries” there are very few which are not directly biblical , namely the Assumption of Mary and her crowning.
: a string of beads that are used by Roman Catholics for counting prayers. : a set of Roman Catholic prayers that are repeated in a specific order. See the full definition for rosary in the English Language Learners Dictionary . rosary . noun.
The “rosarium” or rosary indeed has pre-Christian origins. Ancient Rome celebrated the “rosalia,” a spring festival commemorating the dead. In Greek tradition, the rose was Aphrodite’s flower. It reminded one of the blood of the gods.
Three Hail Marys is a traditional Roman Catholic devotional practice of reciting three Hail Marys as a petition for purity and other virtues. Believers recommend that it be prayed after waking in the morning, and before going to bed, following the examination of conscience at night.
Expressions of prayer Vocal prayer. Mental prayer. Adoration /Blessing. Contrition /Repentance. Thanksgiving /Gratitude. Supplication/ Petition / Intercession . Spiritual bouquet. Citations.
Rosaries are a very special symbol and prayer guide for Catholics, Anglicans and Lutherans. They are not meant to be worn around the neck; they are meant to be held and prayed with. Rosaries are not meant to be worn as necklaces, and it is somewhat of a Catholic rule not to do so.