Ave Maria

This site is a tribute to the prayer Ave Maria. During centuries the prayer inspired artists to create masterpieces of music, paintings, sculptures and architecture. We built this site with the purpose to let you feel the peace and abundance that is a widely known effect from connecting to the atmosphere of Ave Maria.

Ave Maria - The prayer (Latin)

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum.
Benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus Fructus ventris tui, Iesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Ellens Gesang III, D. 839, Op. 52: No. 6 Ave Maria
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Ave Maria - The prayer (English)

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.

Ave Maria - The song (Latin)

Ave Maria
Gratia plena
Maria, gratia plena
Maria, gratia plena
Ave, ave dominus
Dominus tecum
Benedicta tu in mulieribus
Et benedictus
Et benedictus fructus ventris
Ventris tuae, Jesus
Ave Maria

Ave Maria
Mater Dei
Ora pro nobis peccatoribus
Ora pro nobis, Ora, ora pro nobis peccatoribus
Nunc et in hora mortis
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Et in hora mortis nostrae
Ave Maria
Mirusia Louwerse sings Ave Maria
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Ave Maria - The song (English)

Ave Maria
Virgin of the sky
Sovereign of thanksgiving and loving mother
Accept the fervent prayer of everybody
Do not refuse
To this lost person of mine, love
Truce in his pain!
My lost soul turns to you
And full of repentment, humbles at your feet
It invokes you and waits for the true peace
That only you can give
Ave Maria

Ave Maria, full of thanksgiving
Maria, full of thanksgiving
Maria, full of thanksgiving
Ave Ave God
Your God
Be blessed among the women
And blessed
And blessed be the product of your womb
Your womb, Jesus.
Ave Maria.

Andrea Bocelli singing Ave Maria in the Colloseum in Roma
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Olga Szyrowa singing Ave Maria
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Jessica Januar singing Ave Maria (Schubert)
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About the prayer Ave Maria
The Ave Maria (Latin) also commonly called The Hail Mary (english) or Angelic Salutation is a well known Catholic prayer asking for the intercession of the mother of Jesus, the Blessed Virgin Mary. The prayer forms the basis of the Rosary and the Angelus prayers in Roman Catholicism. A similar prayer is used in formal liturgies in the Eastern Orthodox Churches and Eastern Catholic Churches, both in Greek and in translations. It is used by most denominations of the Catholic tradition of Christianity including Anglicans, Independent Catholics, and Old Catholics. Some Protestant groups, such as Lutherans, also make use of a form of the prayer.
The prayer takes different forms in various traditions, based on the greeting of the archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary in the Gospel of Luke. It has often been set to music, although the most famous musical expression of the words Ave Maria — that by Franz Schubert — does not actually contain the Hail Mary prayer.
(source: Wikipedia)

About the song Ave Maria
In 1825, Franz Schubert composed a selection of seven songs from Scott's epic Poem The Lady of the Lake. They were published in 1826 as his Opus 52. The 6th song is "Ellens Gesang III" (Hymn to the Virgin), D. 839.
It has become one of Schubert's most popular works, sung and recorded by a wide variety and large number of singers, under the title of "Ave Maria", in arrangements with various lyrics which commonly differ from the original context of the poem. It was arranged in three versions for piano by Franz Liszt
(source: Wikipedia)

About the inspiration
Mary inspires to many prayers, prayers to save our loved ones, prayers to save the world. Mary is the Mother of Love, the Mother of all people. Her love doesn't distinguish between good and bad. She pleads for reconciliation. Mary represents the feminine power that is so strongly needed in todays world.

About the Apparitions of Mary
For centuries the appearance of Mary is reported by individuals and small groups of people. The following thirteen appearances are acknowledged by the Catholic Church: Guadalupe (1531), Paris (183), Rome (1942), La Salette (1846), Lourdes (1858), PontMain (1871), Pellevoisin (1876), Gitrzwald (1877), Knock (1879), Fatima (1917), Baeauraing (1932), Banneux (1933), Syracuse (1953).