Salve Regina

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Salve Regina

(säl`vā rājē`nə) [Lat.,=hail, queen], prayer or hymn to the Virgin Mary, traditionally said, usually in the vernacular, after Low Mass and also, during part of the year, at vespers (in Latin) as an antiphon. It begins, "Hail, holy queen, mother of mercy."
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John Hammond's Hail Holy Queen started the ball rolling early on in the sale, after Anthony Stroud went to EUR50,000 to secure her.
Fr McDonagh traces the influence of Greek culture with its distinction between matter and spirit, Christianity's own dualism between flesh and spirit, the influence of Augustine, Jansenism, and even prayers such as the Hail Holy Queen, recited at the end of the rosary, which sees earth as a 'valley of tears.
Hail Holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope