Maria Necklace Design
The Hail Mary (Latin: Ave Maria) is a traditional Christian prayer of praise for the Blessed Virgin Mary. Since the sixteenth century, the Roman Catholic version of the prayer closes with an appeal for her intercession.
In Catholic Latin Church, the prayer forms the basis of the Rosary and the Angelus prayers. The liturgies of the Oriental Orthodox Churches use many prayers addressed to Mary, but only vaguely similar to the Hail Mary