In Millet's famous painting, a peasant boy and girl in    France recite the Angelus at dark.  The prayer originated during the time of the Crusades as a prayer for peace and                           tranquility for their country.

    In Millet's famous painting, a peasant boy and girl in    France recite the Angelus at dark.  The prayer originated during the time of the Crusades as a prayer for peace and                           tranquility for their country.

To Be Said at 6:00 a.m., Noon and 6:00 p.m.

V.  The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R.  And she conceived of the Holy Ghost.  ("Hail Mary" Prayer)

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.  Amen.

V.  Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R.  Be it done unto me according to thy word.  ("Hail Mary" Prayer)

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.  Amen.

V.  And the word was made flesh.
R.  And dwelt among us. ("Hail Mary" Prayer)

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.  Amen.

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R.  That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray:  Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the incarnation of Christ, Thy 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 the same Christ Our Lord.   Amen.

Indulgenced by Pope Benedict XIII, September 14, 1724