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Our Lady of the Rosary, Adoration and My Friend Mike

We celebrated the memorial of our Lady of the Rosary on October 7, which was instituted by Pope Pius V. He attributed the naval victory over the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Blessed Mother’s intercession after the Christian world sought her aid through the Rosary. The Nashville Dominicans provide an

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The ROSARY is defeating Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria

What is the most powerful weapon deployed against Boko Haram? Is it a smart bomb or a stealth drone? No. It turns out, the most feared weapon against Boko haram is the Rosary. Among all the weapons deployed by mankind, one of the most powerful is prayer. The Israelites often prayed before battle, and the

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Why is the rosary referred to as the “poor man’s psalter”?

Full Question I recently heard a priest refer to the rosary as a “poor man’s salter.” What did he mean? Answer A psalter—not salter—is a book that contains the 150 Psalms. Before printing was invented, books were fabulously expensive. Most of the world was illiterate and poor, and poor men did not own books. Often

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Use of the Rosary beads at prayer

Beads, USE OF, AT PRAYERS.—Beads variously strung together, according to the kind, order, and number of prayers in certain forms of devotion, are in common use among Catholics as an expedient to ensure a right count of the parts occurring in more or less frequent repetition. Made of materials ranging from common wood or natural

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The rosary – pray it, don’t just say it, priest exhorts

Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2014 / 11:56 am .- Catholics praying the rosary must rediscover the contemplative nature of the prayer and not just recite it speedily if they wish for it to truly transform their lives, said a Dominican priest in the nation’s capital. “It [the rosary] will produce – if prayed correctly –

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