Saturday, August 15, 2009

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ave, María, grátia plena,
Dóminus tecum,
benedícta tu in muliéribus,
et benedíctus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.

Sancta María,
Mater Dei,
ora pronobis peccatóribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you.
Blessed are you among women,

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now
and at the hour of death. Amen.

Marian Name: Assumption Lily
Botanical Name: Hosta plantaginea "Royal Standard"