Why do you repeat the "Hail Mary" prayer. Afraid God cant hear you or something? Im confused?

Im confused why Catholics do the Hail Mary at all. I read its because your asking Mary to pray to Jesus for you because shes closer to him. Last time I checked, God is omnipotent and can very easily handle everyone's prayers. Why do we need to put Mary in between? And even if I do believe in saying it,... show more Im confused why Catholics do the Hail Mary at all. I read its because your asking Mary to pray to Jesus for you because shes closer to him.

Last time I checked, God is omnipotent and can very easily handle everyone's prayers. Why do we need to put Mary in between?

And even if I do believe in saying it, Why say it in repetition? Are you afraid she doesn't hear you?
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