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Pray the Rosary!
Posted By Eric Sammons On October 7, 2011 @ 9:05 am In Our Lady | Comments Disabled
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, and October is the month of the Rosary. This is a great time to restart our devotion to the Rosary if it has been lax, or to strengthen our resolve if we have been faithfully using this powerful weapon. I wrote an article for my diocesan paper about the Rosary, so I wanted to share it here:
There is perhaps no object more distinctively Catholic than the rosary. Yet many Catholics are no longer personally familiar with this form of prayer. As such, Bishop Frank J. Dewane has called upon our Diocese to rediscover this beautiful heritage and reawaken our love for it. As we celebrate the Month of the Rosary in October, we should take this opportunity to deepen our understanding and appreciation of one of the most common prayers of the Church. Where did we get the rosary? Why do we pray it? Why do some object to the praying of the rosary, claiming that it is unbiblical or antiquated?
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Also, the Rosary had a powerful impact on my own conversion to the Catholic Faith, which you can read about here .
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 The rosary: its history, use and power: http://thefloridacatholic.org/iv/the_rosary_its_history_use_and_power?parent_cat_id=1915
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