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Rosary sales rise amid suggested link to Christian nationalists: report

Online retailers of rosaries reportedly saw a surge in sales after an article in Atlantic reported that sacramental beads took on a new importance for extremist Catholics and Christian nationalists. Three online stores that sell rosaries said they all saw an increase in business after Atlantic The article sparked interest and controversy, the Catholic News […]

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Watch video of 100 Australian men praying the rosary in horrendous rain

This must-see video of Catholics in solemn prayer should be viewed with the sound turned up. A recent Facebook post from the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney shows how far some Catholics will go to live their faith. In the video, the Archdiocese explains that there were more than 100 men gathered outside St. Mary’s Cathedral […]

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Caddy Program Pays for Rosary’s Kim Pham College Education

Kim Pham, the daughter of a single mother, is heading to the University of Washington on a four-year, $120,000 Chick Evans Scholarship after learning how to be a caddy. Yes, it was as simple as that. The scholarship is a lifeline for the Fullerton Rosary Academy senior whose family emigrated from Vietnam. “It relieves the […]

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Catholics Pray Rosary at SCOTUS Building as Angry Protesters Scream in Viral Video –

Politico’s recent leak of the Supreme Court’s first draft of the alleged overturning of Roe v. Wade rocked the United States. Pro-lifers and abortion advocates have taken the internet by storm with reactions, and many have even made their way to the Supreme Court building. However, with mainstream media focusing on pro-abortion protesters, Catholic University […]

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Pray the Rosary for Peace in Ukraine

Reading time: seven minutes Our Lady of Fatima was seen by three shepherd children in Portugal in 1917. This image by artist Daniel Mitsui (ink on goatskin parchment) is loosely inspired by the statue in the Chapel of the Apparitions. She has a rosary on her, indicating her request for daily rosary prayers. The sunburst […]

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How the Rosary is a Powerful Weapon for Peace in War

History is full of examples of large groups of the faithful praying the Rosary for Peace to seek God’s intervention in tumultuous times. Whenever Catholics are faced with war, one of the main weapons to be drawn is the Rosary, imploring heavenly help for a speedy return to peace. Many saints, like Saint Padre Piorecall […]

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Help Family Prayer Time with Rosary Picture Books for Kids | National Catholic Registry

A kid-friendly series will cultivate Marian devotion in little hearts. As an adult praying the Rosary, Sandra Rosetter knew from experience that focusing on one Bible verse or reference for each bead kept her mind from wandering, helping prayers become more meaningful. “I asked myself: how can we keep the children engaged throughout the Rosary?” […]

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Join Aleteia tomorrow to pray the Rosary for Afghanistan

Join me in praying the Rosary, asking for Our Lady’s protection for the men, women and children most at risk in the current crisis in Afghanistan. As violence and unrest continue to escalate Afghanistan, I would like to invite Aleteia readers and friends to join me tomorrow in praying the Rosary. The live stream of […]

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Guide to the Rosary for the COVID-19 Pandemic – Catholic Outlook

During his general audience on Wednesday, March 18, Pope Francis gave his support to the Italian bishops’ call to prayer in the face of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Pope Francis said he would pray for and with the country in these difficult times. Pope Francis said: “I join the call of the Italian bishops who, […]

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The Vatican launches a smart and connected electronic Rosary

The Vatican launches the eRosary, a smart rosary to help people pray. Image: Courtesy of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network To help young people whose daily lives are saturated with technological interactions to learn how to pray, the Vatican has launched a smart, smartphone-connected eRosary. In 2019, phones, computers, watches and even microwaves are powered […]

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Vatican launches $110 smart rosary bracelet that tracks your prayers

The Vatican has launched a $110 “eRosary” in an effort to encourage tech-savvy Catholics to pray. Launched on Tuesday, the wearable smart device is linked to an app designed to teach users how to pray with rosary beads. The eRosary, available on Amazon as well as on the Vatican website, can be worn as a […]

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Pope Launches $110 Bluetooth Rosary

One hundred and sixty years before the advent of social media, the Pope’s Global Prayer Network existed as a network of millions of Catholics around the world, all praying for a single purpose. In the modern era, it has evolved alongside technology: now you can literally see this network on Google Maps. The Vatican has […]

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Vatican launches $110 ‘click-to-pray’ wearable rosary

The Vatican hopes to attract tech-savvy young people to the Catholic Church with the launch of a “Click to Pray” eRosary – a wearable device connected to a mobile app that is activated by making the sign of the cross. The device – which can be worn like a bracelet – is made up of […]

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“Click to Pray eRosary” – wearable smart device to pray the rosary for peace

In the midst of the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network launched the “Click to Pray eRosary” at a press conference at the Vatican on October 15. October is also the month of the Rosary. Vatican News What is that? The Click To Pray eRosary is an interactive, smart, app-driven wearable […]