V. The angel spoke God's message to Mary,
R. and she conceived of the Holy Spirit.
V. "I am the lowly servant of the Lord:
R. let it be done to me according to Your word."
V. And the Word became flesh
R. and dwelt among us.
V. Pray for us, holy Mother of God,
R. that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
V. Let us pray.
fill our hearts with Your grace:
once, through the message of an angel
You revealed to us the incarnation of
Your Son; now, through His suffering
and death, lead us to the glory of
We ask this through Christ our Lord.