When is it superstitious or wrong to carry a Rosary?

When is it superstitious or wrong to carry a Rosary? Is it superstitious to trust in your Rosary for protection? Answer: I do not think there’s anything wrong with believing in the protection that God and his saints offer by using some sacramental. However, if you believe that by merely carrying a rosary in your… Continue reading When is it superstitious or wrong to carry a Rosary?

Facts: Martin Luther King appreciated the Rosary

He wrote about it in a letter to a woman who recommended it as a way to move hearts. Did you know Martin Luther King appreciated the Rosary? This letter was written on September 23, 1964, by Martin Luther King Jr. (1928-1968), who at that time was the President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.… Continue reading Facts: Martin Luther King appreciated the Rosary

Saint of the Day: Our Lady of the Rosary

The Story of Our Lady of the Rosary Saint Pius V established this feast in 1573. Originally, the celebration was dedicated to Mary under her title Our Lady of Victories. The aim was to thank God for the great victory of Christians over the Turks at Lepanto. This victory was attributed to praying the holy… Continue reading Saint of the Day: Our Lady of the Rosary

New efficacy granted to the Rosary for our times

Finding Our way to Christ through the Rosary Sr. Lucia, who saw Our Lady at Fatima, says there is a “new efficacy” granted to the Rosary for our times. The Most Holy Virgin in these last times in which we live has given new efficacy in the recitation of the Holy Rosary. She has given this… Continue reading New efficacy granted to the Rosary for our times

Here are the Seven Most Powerful Prayers of the Catholic Church

We all face extraordinary circumstances from time to time. We have been advised to handle these times by seeking God in prayer and fasting, to be especially attentive to his words, and the working of the Holy Spirit. If we are receptive to his will, God will provide for our needs and see us though anything.  … Continue reading Here are the Seven Most Powerful Prayers of the Catholic Church

One simple fact to prove the power of the Rosary

The rosary may be the most beloved devotion of the Catholic faith. It is quintessentially Catholic and the beads upon which the prayers are tracked are themselves a symbol of the Church. A Bible, a rosary, the medal of a saint, these are the material hallmarks of a Catholic. Combined with faith, prayer and action,… Continue reading One simple fact to prove the power of the Rosary

How to pray the Rosary more deeply

It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying the Rosary. She does not invite us to pray the Divine Office, or to do spiritual reading, or Eucharistic Adoration, or practice interior prayer or mental prayer. All the mentioned forms of prayer are good,… Continue reading How to pray the Rosary more deeply

Cardinal Nichols consecrates England and Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Thousands attended the consecration in Westminster Cathedral Cardinal Vincent Nichols has crowned a statue of Our Lady of Fátima in the centenary year of her appearance, and re-consecrated England and Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. At a packed Westminster Cathedral, filled to its 3,000 capacity and with large crowds spilling into the plaza,… Continue reading Cardinal Nichols consecrates England and Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

A Marian apparition has been approved in Argentina – and it's a big deal

What began with glowing rosaries and the rediscovery of a statue of the Virgin Mary in Argentina has now been approved by the local bishop as a series of apparitions that are “of supernational origin” and worthy of belief. And the designation is deeply significant, recognizing the messages of Our Lady of the Rosary of… Continue reading A Marian apparition has been approved in Argentina – and it's a big deal

Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Culture of Life

Listen, put it into your heart, my youngest and dearest son, that the thing that frightens you, the thing that afflicts you, is nothing: do not let it disturb you? Am I not here, I who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and protection? Am I not the source of your joy?… Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Culture of Life

Westminster Cathedral chapel commemorates English martyrs

The Chapel of St George and the English Martyrs will host the decorative scheme A new decorative scheme commemorating forty English Catholic martyrs has recently been completed in the Chapel of St George and the English Martyrs in Westminster Cathedral. The chapel will be dedicated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on 28 October. The chapel contains… Continue reading Westminster Cathedral chapel commemorates English martyrs

FATE OF A NATION: Catholics called to prayer as election looms

The Trump/Pence campaign has asked for prayers as the nation moves closer to the election. A lot is at stake. Hillary Clinton and her team have promised to destroy the Catholic Church in America, describing Catholics as ‘backwards.’ Catholics need to unite in prayer to defeat what is obviously the influence of evil at the… Continue reading FATE OF A NATION: Catholics called to prayer as election looms

100 years later – Do we still need Fatima? THIS answer may surprise you!

Next year is the 100-year anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun during an apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. A century after her visit, we ask the question, does the world still need Fatima? Here is one surprising answer. But Fatima was a century ago. Russia, about which Our Lady delivered a dire warning,… Continue reading 100 years later – Do we still need Fatima? THIS answer may surprise you!

Our Lady of The Rosary: 'People must say the Rosary'

“Good and devout souls, who walk in the light of the Holy Spirit: I do not think that you will mind my giving you this little mystical rose tree which comes straight from heaven and which is to be planted in the garden of your soul” — St. Louis De Montfort Today we celebrate the… Continue reading Our Lady of The Rosary: 'People must say the Rosary'

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… Continue reading Our Lady of the Rosary, Adoration and My Friend Mike

Theotokos: Mary is the Mother of God and the Mother of the Church

There is a way, a pattern that all men and women are invited into – not just once, but daily. It reveals the path to authentic peace and is the portal of the mystery of meaning itself. It is what Christian Scripture calls the more excellent way, the way of love. Mary understood and walked… Continue reading Theotokos: Mary is the Mother of God and the Mother of the Church

The Assumption or Dormition of Mary Reveals the Fullness of Redemption

Mary’s response reveals the meaning of life. We were made to give ourselves away to the Lord who has given Himself to us – in a Holy exchange. He comes and abides within us. Through Baptism we enter into a new way of living in His Body, the Church. Living in that Church we are… Continue reading The Assumption or Dormition of Mary Reveals the Fullness of Redemption

It may get you called a freak, but Marian devotion is indispensable

you ever want proof that I’m in the Densa category, reference this fact: it has taken me the past 10 days to figure out ways to develop my love for Our Lady during this month of May which is dedicated to her. My normal routine is to offer the Rosary every day of every month… Continue reading It may get you called a freak, but Marian devotion is indispensable

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… Continue reading Why is the rosary referred to as the "poor man's psalter"?