Tag Archives: Holy Rosary

ASK FATHER: The final Rosary prayer says, “while meditating upon these mysteries”, but I want “what they contain” all the time, not just “while meditating”!

From a reader… QUAERITUR: “While” is an unusual word in English. It can be used as a verb, a noun, an adverb, a conjunction, and even a preposition. Most English translations of the final prayer of the Holy Rosary say … Read More

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LIVE VIDEO – 3 Nov 0900h CDT – Holy Rosary and Litany of Loreto for our nation for #Election2020

Today is Election Day. We must PRAY and VOTE. I will pray the Sorrowful Mysteries (I’m rather joyful but it’s Tuesday!) in Latin followed by the Litany of Loreto. I am praying in a special way for these USA. I … Read More

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You can’t make this stuff up: eRosary. Wherein an annoyed Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE: I figured I needed to do more, after I read that.  So, here is an old recording I made of a chaplet of the Most Holy Rosary using the Joyful Mysteries.   I didn’t include the “Fatima Prayer” because there … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Should I pray my Rosary in Latin?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: If one knows the Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory Be in Latin, but one’s mind can’t translate the words directly as one prays them, is it OK to pray the rosary this way or should … Read More

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October, The Rosary, St. Joseph and YOU – ACTION ITEM!

Tomorrow, 1 October, begins a month which traditionally calls for daily recitation of the Most Holy Rosary. Dear readers… please consider, if you don’t already, daily recitation of the Rosary during October.  How wonderful it would be if you took … Read More

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UK: 29 April 2018 – Rosary on the Coast – London Oratory Trip to Ramsgate

From the Catholic Herald: Catholics plan mass-rosary prayer around the British coast The ‘Rosary on the Coast’ will mark 50 years since the Abortion Act came into effect After similar events in Poland and Ireland, Catholics plan to pray the … Read More

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2 Feb – Rosary To The Interior: For the Purification of the Church

I received an email about an interesting project. On February 2, 2018, which is the day celebrating the double Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, there will occur throughout … Read More

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BOOKS: Marcel Lefebvre on the Rosary, Biography of Blaise Pascal

I’m looking forward to getting into these, which have come recently. Le rosaire avec Mgr Marcel Lefebvre (in French) US HERE – UK HERE It’s a collection prepared by an SSPX priest Fr. Patrick Toadec.   There is a Preface by … Read More

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: A lunch tribute to #MaximumBeans

Each time tweet attention hungry Massimo “Beans” Faggioli encounters a traditional or faithful person, position, or has a set back, he gets a little sour.  He can’t really help it. He is angling for elevation as a cadre in the … Read More

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UPDATE: Yes, the Rosary is a spiritual weapon. A cry for help from @massimofaggioli

I can only interpret Massimo “Beans” Faggioli’s confused statements about the Rosary as a cry for help.  Otherwise, what he has repeated is truly dreadful. I have already posted a request to you readers to say the Rosary for him.  … Read More

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VIDEO: London Rosary Crusade 2017

This is a marvelous video sent by a friend in London, who wrote: Here’s how Fr Tim Finigan described it a couple of years ago. This occasion must rank as one of the most splendid manifestations of Catholic faith in … Read More

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FOLLOW UP: Massive Rosary Prayer in Poland and disdain from @MassimoFaggioli

I read with extreme delight about the massive Rosary rally in Poland, on 7 October – the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto and Feast of the Holy Rosary – to ring the entire 2000 mile border of the country … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Only the Sorrowful Mysteries during Lent?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Someone told me that during the Lenten season, every day one would pray the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. True? The wonderful, indulgence-laden prayer of the Most Holy Rosary is prayed in different ways in different … Read More

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St John Paul II on the Rosary and the Family

St. John Paul II wrote in his 2002 Apostolic Letter on the Rosary, Rosarium Virginis Mariae: 6. … A similar need for commitment and prayer arises in relation to another critical contemporary issue: the family, the primary cell of society, increasingly … Read More

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The Battle of Lepanto (1571) and the Feast of the Holy Rosary

The Battle of Lepanto on 7 October 1571 was the largest naval engagement until Jutland in 1916. 40,000 dead in 4 hours.  There are many famous battles, but most of them come no where near the significance of Lepanto for … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Parish prayer effort to beg protection from Islamic terror. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I will appreciate your help in leading me to a prayer to protect us from terrorism (specifically Muslim, if possible) that can be recited by our parish weekly during these threatening times. I do this at the behest of … Read More

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PRP: 5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Our Lady

Today is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, in the newer, Novus Ordo calendar.  So, here is an oldie post from 2006, the final installment of my Patristic Rosary Project. ___ We conclude our Patristic Rosary Project today with … Read More

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Questions about how you recite the Holy Rosary. POLLS

I am curious about how you readers recite the Rosary.  There are regional and cultural variations. Context: I found my old audio files of my recitation of the Rosary in Latin that I used on my old Ustream feed (back when … Read More

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Dominican Sisters’ new CD: The Rosary

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist released their second CD, The Rosary. You will remember their 2013 Billboard chart-topping album, Mater Eucharistiae. HERE You might start thinking ahead toward Christmas shopping. Their new album, The Rosary, presents … Read More

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Bishop calls England to conversion to Christ. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Disease with global killing potential is on the rise. Militant Islamism is on the rise. Homosexualism is on the rise. The Dictatorship of Relativism has weakened Western Civilization to the point of collapse so that hostile forces with satanic direction … Read More

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