Full of Grace

May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, why not follow our series ‘Full of Grace’? We pray the Hail Mary in a different language each day.

Hail Mary – Latin – Sung

31st May 2021

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It’s the last day of the month of May – the last day of the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’. We pick a different language each day for the Hail Mary.

Today, we conclude by listening to the Hail Mary sung in Latin by the Schola Gregoriana recorded some years ago at the Pallottine Seminary in Ołtarzew, Poland.

You’re listening to the Ave Maria from Gregorian Vespers in honour of Saint Vincent Pallotti (Vesperae de Confessore non Pontifice). The Schola Gregoriana was conducted by Father Dariusz Smolarek.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have sent us – through Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

Audio Credit

With thanks to Paterm on Wikimedia. Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0

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Hail Mary – Danish

30th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today, on the penultimate day of our series, we have a language from Scandinavia – Denmark to be precise. Listen as we pray the Hail Mary in Danish.

Danish is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, mainly in Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands and in Southern Schleswig in northern Germany.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Russian

29th May 2021

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Closing in on the last few days of our ‘Full of Grace’ series celebrating devotion to Our Lady, we’re looking east to Russia today.

Listen to the Hail Mary in Russian – an East Slavic language that is part of the Indo-European language family.

With more than 260 million speakers worldwide, Russian is the most spoken Slavic language and the most spoken native language in Europe.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Armenian

28th May 2021

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Celebrating devotion to Our Lady, today’s ‘Full of Grace’ brings us the Hail Mary in Armenian. An Indo-European language, the official language of Armenia belongs to an independent branch of which it is the only member.

Armenian is widely spoken in Armenia and throughout the diaspora. Its writing system, the Armenian alphabet, originally consisted of 36 original letters and was introduced in 405 AD by the priest Mesrop Mashtots.

There are approximately seven million Armenian speakers throughout the world.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Ukrainian

27th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in the East Slavic language of Ukrainian.

Historical linguists trace the origin of the Ukrainian language to the Old East Slavic of the early medieval state of Kyivan Rus. The language developed into a form called the Ruthenian language. Along with Ruthenian, on the territory of modern Ukraine, the Kyiv version (izvod) of Church Slavonic was also used in liturgical services.

Approximately 40 million people worldwide can speak Ukrainian.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – German

26th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in German. As one of the world’s major languages, it is spoken by around 120 million people worldwide.

A principal language of Europe, it is spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland and in parts of Belgium, Northern Italy and Eastern France.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Bahasa Indonesia

25th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in Bahasa Indonesia. It’s an Austronesian language, and, as you might imagine, it’s the official language of Indonesia.

Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world so Bahasa Indonesia is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.

Indonesia is a majority Muslim country, but Catholicism is the dominant faith in certain areas. There are an estimated eight million Catholics in Indonesia and Marian devotion is strong in Catholic communities.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Burmese

24th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in Burmese – the official language of Myanmar.

It’s a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by more than 40 million people. It is a very poignant time to look to Myanmar as its people are suffering in the wake of an oppressive coup.

The military seized control on 1 February following a general election in which incumbent leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party won by a landslide.

Protests have taken place since and a crackdown has seen several hundred deaths. Let us focus our prayers on Myanmar today and pray for peace and justice.

Supporting our ‘Full of Grace’ series, many people have been sent us – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

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Hail Mary – Bemba

23rd May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we head to north-eastern Zambia to pray the Hail Mary in Bemba.

It’s a Bantu language spoken in Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania. It’s also known as Chibemba, Cibemba, Ichibemba, Icibemba, Chiwemba.

The power of prayer overcomes the difficulties we face with the COVID19 pandemic. We have been sent – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

Our audio is truly global – for example our Burmese Hail Mary comes from Yangon engulfed in a frightening coup that certainly needs our prayers.

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Hail Mary – Spanish

22nd May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we head to Spain to pray the Hail Mary in Spanish.

It’s a Romance language that originated in the Iberian Peninsula. There are nearly 500 million native speakers worldwide, mainly in Spain and the Americas. It’s the world’s second-most spoken native language after Mandarin Chinese.

The power of prayer overcomes the difficulties we face with the COVID19 pandemic. We have been sent – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

Our audio is truly global – for example our Burmese Hail Mary comes from Yangon engulfed in a frightening coup that certainly needs our prayers.

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Hail Mary – Japanese

21st May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in Japanese – an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people.

There is a wooden statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Our Lady of Akita – that is venerated by the faithful of Japan after Marian apparitions were reported in 1973 by Sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa in the remote area of Yuzawadai, on the outskirts of Akita.

Sister Sasagawa was miraculously healed of a hearing impairment after the visions. Extraordinarily, the apparitions of the weeping statue of the Virgin Mary were broadcast on Japanese national television.

The power of prayer overcomes the difficulties we face with the COVID19 pandemic. We have been sent – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

Our audio is truly global – for example our Burmese Hail Mary comes from Yangon engulfed in a frightening coup that certainly needs our prayers.

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Hail Mary – Konkani

20th May 2021

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May is the Month of Mary. As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, you can listen to our audio series ‘Full of Grace’.

Today we pray the Hail Mary in the official language of the Indian state of Goa – Konkani. It’s an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Konkani people, primarily along the western coastal region of India.

The power of prayer overcomes the difficulties we face with the COVID19 pandemic. We have been sent – through Facebook messenger, WhatsApp voice notes and email – recitations of this sacred prayer that we pray through the decades of the Rosary.

The aim is that we stand in solidarity with believers the world over and entrust our joys and sorrows (and everything in-between) to Mary.

Our audio is truly global – for example our Burmese Hail Mary comes from Yangon engulfed in a frightening coup that certainly needs our prayers.

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