The Magnificat

My being proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit finds joy in God my Savior,
For he has looked upon his servant in her lowliness;
all ages to come shall call me blessed.
God who is mighty has done great things for me,
holy is his name;
His mercy is from age to age on those who fear him.
He has shown might with his arm;
he has confused the proud in their inmost thoughts.
He has deposed the mighty from their thrones
and raised the lowly to high places.
The hungry he has given every good thing,
while the rich he has sent empty away.
He has upheld Israel his servant,
ever mindful of his mercy;
Even as he promised our fathers,
promised Abraham and his descendants forever.
(Luke 1:46-55)

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The Angelus

The angel of the Lord declared to Mary
and she conceived by the Holy Spirit.

(Recite the Hail Mary)

Behold the handmaid of the Lord,
be it done to me according to your word.

(Hail Mary)

And the Word was made Flesh
and dwelled among us.

(Hail Mary)

Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God,
That we may be worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray:
Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord,
your grace into our hearts
that we to whom the incarnation of Christ your son
was made known by the message of an angel may,
by his passion and cross,
be brought to the glory of his resurrection,
through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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Matthew 18:19-20

Again I tell you, if two of you join your voices on earth to pray for anything whatever, it shall be granted you by my Father in heaven. Where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in their midst.

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Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, you heavens, you saints, apostles and prophets! For God has exacted punishment from her on your account.

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Romans 12:5

So we too, though many, are one body in Christ and individually members of one another.

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1 Timothy 2:5-6

And the truth is this:
"God is one. One also is the mediator between God and men,
the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all."
This truth was attested at the fitting time.

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