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Sandra Lee Wood | Obituary

Sandra Lee Woods, 71, of Owensboro, Kentucky, died Sunday, February 27, 2022. She was born to the late Paul Leander and Sadie Robinson Pryor in McLean County where she was the ninth of 14 children. Sandra was a devout Catholic with a strong dedication to praying the Rosary. She attended daily Mass and recited her […]

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Why Catholic Men Around the World Are “Rallying” Behind the Rosary

Many Catholics of a certain generation in historically Catholic countries like Ireland still remember the nightly ritual of the family rosary. Mother, father and children interrupted what they were doing, gathered in the living room and prayed their decades, often on their knees. Today in Ireland, where the faith has been hit hard by revelations […]

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From Fátima to Myanmar, children pray the Rosary to change the world

“When a million children pray the Rosary, the world will change.” Over one hundred thousand children have already signed up for this year’s One Million Children Praying the Rosary initiative, organized by Aid to the Church in Need International (AED), which will take place tomorrow, October 18, 2021. Emails and messages from dioceses, missions and […]

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Caggiano at the Mass of the Rosary for Life: “Persistence” is the pro-life pillar

Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport enters the Resurrection Roman Catholic Church in Gerritsen Beach for the 29th Rosary for Life Mass on October 12. Gerritsen Beach – Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, told parishioners at the Church of the Resurrection Oct. 14 that as the world seems to be getting “colder and darker,” perseverance is […]

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Practical advice to overcome the difficulties of the rosary

You can also listen to this article Practical advice to overcome the difficulties of the rosary Sr. Helena Burns, FSP Your browser does not support the audio element. Do you have trouble with the rosary? Having trouble praying the Rosary? You’re not alone. Many Catholics feel extremely guilty for not praying the Rosary much or […]

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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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A vessel for your soul

Life is one storm after another. The Rosary is a great vessel of obedience. The most common representations of Our Lady of the Rosary show the Blessed Mother handing over her chain of prayers to Saint Dominic and Saint Catherine of Siena. According to tradition, Dominic, the founder of the Dominicans, received the Rosary from […]

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What happens when a million children pray the Rosary?

Our Lady and Saint Joseph are invoked together in this year’s prayer campaign organized by Aid to the Church in Need International. On October 18 of this year, the International Catholic Charitable Pastoral and Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) again invites parishes, kindergartens, schools and families to join the annual […]

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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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Interactive Rosary with audio by Tomasz Powalka

Hello Catholics! Hello Christians!. Start praying the Rosary today with RosaryMate! We are very proud to present the new 3D version of our hit RosaryMate – the best mobile rosary appFeatures a nice and modern design and very easy control. Simply swipe to move on to the next bead. Or just press the bead.You can […]

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Like Joe Biden, many Catholics find the Rosary comforting and an anchor in times of crisis.

(RNS) — After a series of health crises and the loss of her father, religion teacher Arlene Sanchez-Walsh found herself in need of prayer. So she downloaded what she called “a modern, millennial Catholic app” for her smartphone, thinking it might help her. This was not the case. What she needed was a ritual that […]

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How the Rosary can have a positive impact on our daily life

When prayed with faith and devotion, the Rosary can be a beacon of light on our path to virtue. Although the Rosary is widely known for its meditative qualities, it can also have a positive effect on a person’s daily life. Prayed with faith, the rosary first offers the opportunity to converse interiorly with Jesus […]

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Pope to lead shrines around the world in praying Pandemic Rosary on May 30

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will lead major shrines around the world in praying the Rosary to implore Mary’s intercession and protection amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Pope will pray in front of the replica of the grotto of Lourdes in the Vatican gardens on May 30, the eve of Pentecost, and will also […]

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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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If you are having difficulty with the Rosary, one of these resources will certainly help you.

From sacred art to beautiful music to an ingenious aid for distracted parents, there’s something for everyone. During this month of the Rosary, many of us are trying to recommit ourselves to praying the Rosary more frequently, perhaps daily. But while the Rosary is still a powerful prayer, it’s not necessarily engaging – not for […]

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A new rosary app could be an answer to parents’ prayers

Sandy Rosetter, a St. Mary’s parishioner in Waverly, designed the Bead by Bead Rosary app to help kids stay focused while praying the rosary. Jessica Trygstad / The Catholic Spirit For parents who want to engage their children more in family devotions, the Bead by Bead Rosary app might just be the answer to their […]