The Little Book of Mary, Page 17


Salutation to the Glory of Mary
By St. John Eudes

This salutation was found in a book belonging to St. Margaret Mary after her death, and was promoted faithfully by Fr. Paul of Mall, O.S.B., Belgian Priest [1824-1896]

Hail Mary!  Daughter of God the Father,
Hail Mary!  Mother of God the Son,
Hail Mary!  Spouse of God the Holy Ghost,
Hail Mary!  Temple of the Most Blessed Trinity,
Hail Mary!  Celestial Rose of the ineffable love of God.
Hail Mary!  Virgin pure and humble, of whom the King of Heaven
willed to be born and with thy milk to be nourished.
Hail Mary!  Virgin of virgins,
Hail Mary!  Queen of Martyrs, whose soul a sword transfixed,
Hail Mary!  Lady most Blessed! unto whom all power in
Heaven and earth is given,
Hail Mary!  my Queen and my Mother!  my Life,
my Sweetness, and my Hope,
Hail Mary!  Mother most Amiable,
Hail Mary!  Mother most Admirable,
Hail Mary!  Mother of Divine Love,
Hail Mary!  IMMACULATE; Conceived without sin!
Hail Mary!  Full of Grace!  the Lord is with thee!
Blessed art thou among women!
And blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, JESUS!

Blessed by thy Spouse, St. Joseph,
Blessed by thy Father, St. Joachim,
Blessed by thy Mother, St. Anne,
Blessed by thy Guardian, St. John,
Blessed by thy Holy Angel, St. Gabriel,

Glory be to God the Father, who chose thee,
Glory be to God the Son, who loved thee,
Glory be to God the Holy Ghost, who espoused thee,

Glorious Virgin Mary, may all men love and praise thee,
Holy Mary, Mother of God! pray for us and bless us, now
and at death in the Name of JESUS, thy Divine Son!

The holy Benedictine, Père Paul de Moll, was born in 1824.  His life was spent in great sanctity, in extraordinary virtue, and in working wonders.  Early in his religious life, being at the point of death,
Our Blessed Lord with Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. Benedict appeared to him and said:
"Be healed! . . .  I will grant all that thou ask of Me for others."  He died at the Abbey of Termonde in 1896, and three years later his body was found intact from corruption.  His Cause is now in Rome.

At each recitation of this prayer so pleasing to Mary, let us offer to her through the hands of Père Paul, one of the Apostate Countries of today, begging her blessing upon it and her intercession for its conversion.

It is requested that all undertake to widely spread and make known this Salutation to the Glory of Mary.

"This Salutation is so beautiful!  Recite it daily.  From her throne in Heaven the Blessed Virgin will bless you, and you must make the sign of the Cross.  Yes! Yes! if only you could see ---- Our Lady blesses you.  I know it."

"Offered for the conversion of a sinner it would be impossible not to be granted."
[Père Paul de Moll, O.S.B.]