Ave Maris Stella, Dei Mater alma.
Atque semper Virgo, felix caeli porta.

Sumens illud Ave, Gabrielis ore,
Funda nos in pace, mutans hevae nomen.

Solve vincla reis, profer lumen caecis:
Mala nostra pelle, bona cuncta posce.

Monstra te esse matrem: sumat per te preces,
Que pro nobis natus, tulit esse tuus.

Virgo singularis, inter omnes mitis,
Nos culpis solutos, mites fac et castos.

Vitam praesta puram, iter para tutum:
Ut videntes Jesum, semper collaetemur.

Sit laus Deo Patri, summo Christu decus,
Spritui Sancto, tribus honor unus. Amen.

And in English:

Hail star of the sea, loving Mother of God,
and ever Virgin, happy gate of heaven.

Receiving the Ave from the mouth of Gabriel,
establish us in peace, reversing the name of Eva (eve).

Break the captives fetters, give light to the blind,
drive away our evils, ask for all good things.

Show thyself to be a mother; through thee may He receive our prayers,
He who, born for us, willed to be your Son.

O incomparable Virgin, meek above all others,
make us, fred from sin, meek and chaste.

Keep our life without stain, make safe our way,
so that, seeing Jesus, we may rejoice together forever.

To God the Father be praise, to Christ most high be glory,
and to the Holy Spirit; to the Three be one same honor. Amen.

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