Ave Maria

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Synonyms for Ave Maria

a salutation to the Virgin Mary now used in prayers to her


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A legend tells of Mary taking rosebuds from the lips of a young monk as he recited the Ave Marias.
we did sing Ave Marias, a Pater Noster, the Salve and Credo even as our vices stronger, amazed, sin overtook us.
Sarajevo parks denuded by people who need wood for cooking; Ave Marias whispered in cellars to the shrill sound of flying shrapnel.
She attended their annual conference and told them they had allowed the image of the church "to dwindle into a B movie starring Bishop Eamonn Casey and Victoria Gillick, based on a book by Evelyn Waugh, set in Castle Howard with an interminable soundtrack of Ave Marias.