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Learn how to pray the basic prayers of our Catholic Faith in Latin.
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SIGNUM CRUCIS

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V.    In nómine Patris  et Fílii et Spíritus Sancti.
R.    Amen.

CREDO

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V.    Credo in Deum Patrem omnipoténtem, Creatórem cæli et terræ. Et in Iesum Christum, Fílium eius únicum, Dóminum nostrum, qui concéptus est de Spíritu Sancto, natus ex María Virgine, passus sub Póntio Piláto, crucifíxus, mórtuus, et sepúltus, descéndit ad ínferos, tértia die resurréxit a mórtuis, ascéndit ad cælos, sedet ad déxteram Dei Patris omnipoténtis, inde ventúrus est iudicáre vivos et mórtuos.
R.    Credo in Spíritum Sanctum, sanctam Ecclésiam cathólicam, sanctórum communiónem, remissiónem peccatórum, carnis resurrectiónem, vitam ætérnam. Amen.

PATER NOSTER

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V.    Pater Noster, qui es in cǽlis, sanctifícétur Nomen tuum, advéniat regnum tuum, fiat volúntas tua, sicut in cælo et in terra.
R.    Panem nostrum quotidiánum da nobis hódie; et dimítte nobis débita nostra, sicut et nos dimíttimus debitóribus nostris, et ne nos indúcas in tentatiónem, sed líbera nos a malo.  Amen.

AVE MARIA

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V.    Ave Maria, grátia plena, Dóminus tecum; benedícta tu in muliéribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus.
R.    Sancta María, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatóribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostræ. Amen.

GLORIA PATRI

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V.    Glória Patri, et Fílio et Spirítui Sancto.
R.    Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

ORATIO FATIMA

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V.    Dómine Iésu,
R.    Dimítte nobis débita nostra, salva nos ab ígne inférni, perduc in cælum omnes animas, præsertim eas, quæ misericordiæ tuæ maxime indigent. Amen.

CLOSING ROSARY PRAYER

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Orémus: Déus, cújus Unigénitus per vítam, mórtem et resurrectiónem súam nóbis salútis ætérnæ præmia comparávit: concéde, quæsumus: ut hæc mystéria sacratíssimo beátæ Maríæ Vírginis Rosário recoléntes, et imitémur quod cóntinent, et quod promíttunt, assequámur. Per eúndem Chrístum Dóminum nóstrum. Amen.

SALVE REGINA

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Salve Regína, Mater misericórdiæ. Vita, dulcédo, et spes nostra, salve. Ad te clamámus, éxsules fílii Evæ. Ad te suspirámus geméntes et flentes in hac lacrymárum valle. Eia ergo, Advocáta nostra, illos tuos misericórdes óculos ad nos convérte. Et Iesum, benedíctum fructum ventris tui, nobis, post hoc exsílium osténde. O clemens, o pia, o dulcis Virgo María.
V.    Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Génitrix.
R.    Ut digni efficiámur promissiónibus Christi.

SANCTE MICHAEL

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Sancte Míchaël Archángele, 
Defénde nos in prǽlio, contra nequítias et insídias diáboli esto præsídium. Ímperet illi Deus, súpplices deprecámur: tuque, Princeps milítiæ cœléstis, sátanam aliósque spíritus malígnos, qui ad perditiónem animárum pervagántur in mundo, divína virtúte, in inférnum detrúde. Amen.

MEMORARE

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Memorare, o piísima Virgo María, non esse audítum a sæculo, quemquam ad tua curréntem præsídia, tua implorántem auxília, tua petentem suffragia esse derelicta. Nos tali animati confidentia ad te, Virgo Virginum, Mater, currimus; ad te venimus; coram te gementes peccatores assistimus. Noli, Mater Verbi, verba nostra despicere, sed audi propitia et exaudi. Amen.

ANGELUS DOMINI

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V. Angelus Dómini nuntiávit Maríæ;
R. Et concépit de Spiritu Sancto.
V. Ave Maria…
R. Sancta Maria…

V. Ecce ancilla Dómini.
R. Fiat mihi secúndum verbum tuum.
V. Ave Maria…
R. Sancta Maria…

V. Et Verbum caro factum est.
R. Et habitávit in nobis.
V. Ave Maria…
R. Sancta Maria…

V. Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Génetrix.
R. Ut digni efficiámur promissiónibus Christi.
V. Orémus. Grátiam tuam, quǽsumus, Dómine, méntibus nostris infúnde; ut qui, Angelo nuntiánte, Christi Fílii tui Incarnatiónem cognóvimus, per passiónem eius et crucem, ad resurrectiónis glóriam perducámur. Per eúmdem Christum Dóminum nostrum.
R. Amen

IN ENGLISH

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V. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R. And she conceived of the Holy Ghost.
V. Hail Mary…
R. Holy Mary…

V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R. Be it done unto me according to Thy word.
V. Hail Mary…
R. Holy Mary…

V. And the Word was made flesh.
R. And dwelt amongst us.
V. Hail Mary…
R. Holy Mary…

V. Pray for us, o holy Mother of God.
R. That we may me made worthy of the promises of Christ.
V. 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 be brought, by His passion and Cross, to the glory of His Resurrection. Through the same Christ our Lord.
R. Amen

REGINA CAELI

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V. Regina cæli, lætáre, alleluia;
R. Quia quem meruísti portáre, allelúia;
V. Resurréxit sicut dixit allelúia.
R. Ora pro nobis Deum allelúia.
V. Gaude et lætare, Virgo María allelúia,
R. Quia surréxit Dóminus vere, allelúia.
V. Orémus: Deus, qui per resurrectiónem Fílii tui, Dómini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum lætificáre dignátus es: præsta, quǽsumus; ut per eius Genetrícem Vírginem Maríam, perpétuæ capiámus gáudia vitæ. Per eúmdem Christum Dóminum nostrum.
R. Amen.
V. Ave Maria… (3x)
R. Sancta Maria… (3x)

IN ENGLISH

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V. O Queen of Heaven rejoice, alleluia;
R. For He Whom thou didst merit to bear, alleluia;
V. Hath risen, as He said, alleluia.
R.Pray for us to God, alleluia.
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia.
R. For the Lord hath risen indeed, alleluia.
V. Let us pray: O God, Who gavest joy to the world through the resurrection of Thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ: grant that we may obtain, through His Virgin Mother, Mary, the joys of everlasting life. Through the same Christ our Lord.
R. Amen.
V. Hail Mary… (3x)
R. Holy Mary… (3x)

ANIMA CHRISTI

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Anima Christi, sanctífica me.
Corpus Christi, salva me.
Sanguis Christi, inébria me.
Aqua láteris Christi, lava me.
Pássio Christi, confórta me.
O bone Iesu, exáudi me.
Intra tua vúlnera, abscónde me.
Ne permíttas me separári a te.
Ab hoste malígno, deféde me.
In hora mortis meæ, voca me:
Et iube me veníre ad te,
Ut cum Sanctis tuis laudem te.
In sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

PRO FIDELIBUS DEFUNCTIS

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Réquiem ætérnam dona eis Dómine; et lux perpétua lúceat eis. Requiéscant in pace. Amen.
Pie Iesu Dómine, dona eis réquiem sempitérnam. Amen.
Fidélium ánimæ per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace. Amen.