Tag Archives: The Rosary

The Fatima First Saturdays

It is important to fulfill Our Lady’s request for Communions of reparation to be made on the First Saturdays of the month, but how very special the First Saturday of May is, the month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. … Continue reading

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October, month of the Holy Rosary

 Pope Leo XIII: In Mary, God has given us the most zealous guardian of Christian unity. There are, of course, more ways than one to win her protection by prayer, but as for Us, We think that the best and … Continue reading

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October: The month of the Holy Rosary

The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. According to an account by fifteenth-century Dominican, Alan de la Roch, Mary appeared to St. Dominic in 1206 after he had been praying and doing severe penances because of his … Continue reading

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Help with praying the rosary

A professionally presented video resource by Catholic Devotions which has beautiful images to aid meditation on the rosary mysteries can be accessed here.

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Reflections on the Rosary – from Fatima.

A devotion to the recitation of the Holy Rosary has been, at times a lifeline for me. As I sat by the bed of a dying loved one when the time for words had passed, at times of rejoicing and happiness, in times … Continue reading

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Sometimes we sit and talk – meditative prayer

In the next two posts, I want to tease out the two types of prayer that are mostly about listening – meditative and contemplative prayer. To me, the difference is that meditation is thinking about God, and contemplation is spending … Continue reading

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St. Gertrude – The Holy Father’s Catechesis

ST. GERTRUDE: A UNIQUE INFLUENCE ON CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY VATICAN CITY, 6 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In his general audience, held this morning in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope dedicated his catechesis to St. Gertrude, “one of the most famous mystics … Continue reading

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The Rosary: a short introduction

Your priest has probably never told you anything about the Rosary. Let us correct this unfortunate situation with some short remarks. The Rosary is both a cycle of prayer and a small object used to help the faithful in reciting … Continue reading

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