Upon joining your hands, say the prayer. The wording of the prayer is:
Hail Mary, full of grace.
Our Lord is with you.
Blessed are you among women,
and blessed is the fruit of your womb,
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of our death.
May is considered to be the month of Mary in Catholic Church. Catholics recite rosary with devotion all around the world during this month. However, it is important to note that it is considered to be a petition and not a full prayer.
Be focussed and composed
If you are not focussed while praying, you are doing nothing but uttering words from your mouth. Make sure that your concentration level is high during the Hail Mary prayer. Do not allow the worldly desires to creep into your mind during this period and imagine that Mary is listening to what you are saying and God will be pleased to see you in this state.