Christ hear us, Christ graciously hear us. While the Hail Mary had been used since ancient times as an antiphon to our Lady, it really was not used as a prayer form in and of itself until sometime around the 12th or 13th centuries, nor did it take its present day form until the 15th century. You will notice immediately both the color of the book and its title. The earliest known prayer form associated with prayer beads was not the Hail Mary. O Mary, thou art the noblest, highest, purest, fairest creation of Coil, the holiest of all creatures!
Litany of The Blessed Virgin Mary
It was in this Sacred Humanity that Christ preached, healed, raised from the dead, gave sight to the blind. It is through this that God calls you to sanctity in your life. Ora pro nobis, Sancta Dei Genetrix, R. For instance, she, like Christ, did not have the gift of impassibility. If this is the case, it is better to pray one or two with all your heart, rather than attempting all 8 hours every day in haste and anxiety. This confusion simply doesn't exist in the East.
~ The Most Holy Rosary ~ Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Adhaesi testimoniis tuis, Domine: In the Fourth Glorious Mystery we meditate how, twelve years after our Lord Jesus Christ rose from the dead, His Mother herself passed from this mortal life, and was carried into heaven by the angels. Be thou at hand, ready to aid our prayers, when we pray; and bring back to us their desired result. Paul VI said, in part:. Furthermore, Rosaries are not restricted to devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary alone.
Pray it as often as you can and say as many Rosaries as possible daily depending on your particular state-of-life. Seat of wisdom, pray for us. The Most-holy Mother of God silently rejoiced over this news. Mother of divine grace, R. Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus, R.