There’s a hidden prayer in the final petition of the Hail Mary

“Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.”  I learned these words early in childhood. I learned the sounds, the placement of the pauses; I even mastered the art of blending my voice with other voices to form a united wave of supplication. But after years of Hail Marys, one day it dawned on me that there was a hidden petition in the final words.  More from Aleteia>>>

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