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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I've become accustomed to falling asleep to the words of the Hail, Holy Queen.
At the conclusion of the prayer, the ritual offers the option of saying one of several different prayers addressed to Mary, including the Hail, Holy Queen.
At the end of a gathering of clergy, whether it was formal or informal, Tom insisted that they chant the Hail, Holy Queen in Latin as they had done in the seminary.