Let me thank everyone for sending such good articles
during this 15-day lent season dedicated to St. Mary.
Biblical basis of the prayer�Hail Mary full of
- �Peace be to you, Mary full of Grace; our Lord is
with you, O blessed one among woman.� Angel Gabriel
who came from God said this (Luke 1:28).
[In Syriac - �slom leck Mariyam Malyas Thybooso.�
Slom is a greeting (hail=greet) word among Jews. This
is how it became Hail Mary]
- Elizabeth who was filled with Holy Spirit said:
�Blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit
of your womb� (Luke 1:42). How does it happen to me
that mother of my Lord should come to me" (Luke 1:43)
The final sentence is a request to Virgin Mary to pray