The Angelus: English and Latin

A partial indulgence is granted the Christian faithful who devoutly recite the Angelus and the Regina caeli during the proper seasons. (The Angelus is said throughout the year except during Eastertide, from Easter Sunday through Pentecost, when the Regina caeli is recited in its place.) Accordgin to custom, these prayers are recited at dawn, noon, and in the evening (Ench. Indul. n.9).

In the Angelus, the first part of the Hail Mary is said by the leader, while the others respond with the second part. The Hail Mary can be found in English and Latin on the "Prayers of the Rosary" page.


V. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
R. And she conceived by the Holy Spirit.
Hail Mary...
V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R. Be it done unto me according to your word.
Hail Mary...
V. And the Word was made flesh.
R. And dwelt among us.
Hail Mary...
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.


V. Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariae.
R. Et concepit de Spiritu Sancto.
Ave Maria...
V. Ecce ancilla Domini.
R. Fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum.
Ave Maria...
V. Et Verbum caro factum est.
R. Et habitavit in nobis.
Ave Maria...
V. Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Genitrix.
R. Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.

Oremus. Gratiam tuam, quaesumus, Domine, mentibus nostris infunde; ut, qui, angelo nuntiante, Christi Filii tui incarnationem cognovimus, per passionem ejus et crucem, ad resurrectionis gloriam perducamur. Per eumdem Christum Dominum nostrum. R. Amen.

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