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  • Radio Vatican Cuts Down Holy Rosary and Latin Mass on Its Regular Shortwave Broadcasts

    09/08/2016 7:38:19 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Eponymous Flower ^ | August 31,, 2016
    Edit: picked up this story from Reviewbrah and thought it might be of interest. The following report is from Portale Italradio, dated from the end of July. No more short waves for two of the most followed lithurgical broadcasts of Vatican Radio. As from 1 August 2016, Latin Mass at 05:30 UTC and Rosary prayer at 18:40 UTC will be broadcast on the usual frequencies only on Sundays and catholic holy days. No motivation is until now available. The decision has been taken earlier this week by the Vatican Secretariat for Communications. Both broadcasts were especially meant to reach isolated...
  • Anti-Lepanto: Hiding Our Lady for Fear of the Moors [Catholic Caucus]

    09/06/2016 1:19:21 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | September 5, 2016 | Alberto Corosa
    It was as if Our Lady la Madonna “had been put on punishment,” in the words of a Shalom Publishing House representative (Shalom Publishing has always been a major attraction of the CL Rimini meeting for the selling of religious books, rosaries, posters and sacred objects). The representative was further quoted as saying to la Repubblica television reporters, that organizers of the Rimini meeting did not require her to cover the statue, but she decided to do so, "because if anything happened, I would feel responsible". In the comment of il Giornale, this is the result of the climate of...
  • Muslim Disrupts Peaceful Rosary Prayer, Finds Not All Catholics Are Pushovers

    09/03/2016 6:06:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 134 replies
    madworldnews ^ | August 31, 2016 | Dom the Conservative
    As a group of Catholics was peacefully praying in protest of the closure of a local church, a Muslim man walked up and began blaring his music to disrupt the prayer. After one man stood up from praying the rosary, the Muslim thug instantly realized that not all Christians are intimidated by Islamic bullying tactics. In Sharia countries, religious minorities are denied basic rights and often fear for their lives if they do not adhere to Islamic laws and customs. In the West, the Muslim minority still intimidates and persecutes the benevolent Christian majority that’s fought to protect the laws...
  • On the Holy Rosary

    Dear Friends in Jesus and Mary, The Holy Rosary has a very special place in my "Spiritual Life". Recitation of the Holy Rosary has helped me to cope with the ups and downs of life. My Mother used to often tell me, that if you are troubled in any way ---- "Go to Jesus and Mary" by reciting the Holy Rosary. They will never let you down. When I recite the Holy Rosary, I often think of the unique and special relationship between Jesus Christ and Mother Mary during their life on earth. I have never stopped reciting the Holy...
  • Dollingergate: That Curious Vatican Denial [Catholic Caucus]

    05/28/2016 7:51:49 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | May 27, 2016 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    This column has been on hiatus over the past two weeks as I joined the Remnant’s team on the annual pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres – this year involving some 20,000 traditional Catholics whose average age must be in the low 20s. While I was away another Fatima bombshell exploded. The blog site One Peter 5 (1P5) obtained confirmation by telephone from the German priest-theologian Fr. Ingo Dollinger of what The Fatima Center reported back in 2009 concerning the Third Secret: that then-Cardinal Ratzinger told Father Dollinger, a close personal friend, that in the Secret the Blessed Virgin warns of...
  • [Catholic] Seattle University Group Uses Desecrated Rosary to Promote Pro-Abortion Event

    03/09/2016 1:07:37 PM PST · by ebb tide · 59 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | March 8, 2016 | Patti Armstrong
    A rosary on a Catholic college campus should be no surprise. But one with the crucifix removed and replaced with an IUD, (inter-uterine device) is shocking. The desecrated rosary was used to decorate a poster announcing an abortion doctor’s talk at Seattle University, a Catholic Jesuit school.
  • Pope Francis’ Rosary Not Burning Holes in Obama’s ‘Trinket’ Pocket

    01/17/2016 7:14:38 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/17/16 | Judi McLeod
    How the Fundamental Transformation of America, promoting Planned Parenthood, forcing foreign abortions on the American taxpayer could be filed under ‘ethical behavior’ are part of life’s über mysteries As far as is known, Pope Francis gave President Barack Hussein Obama two Rosaries. Obama gave Nancy Pelosi one Rosary blessed by the Pontiff. At lunch on April 1, 2014, Obama gave House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who has referred to abortion as “sacred ground” his Pope-blessed Rosary one week after she was honoured with the Margaret Sanger Award by the largest abortion provider in America, Planned Parenthood. (LifeSiteNews) It has now...
  • (Vanity) Christmas Meditation on the Rosary

    12/25/2015 5:37:35 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 12 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | 12-25-2015 | grey_whiskers
    This morning I woke up and decided to pray the Rosary before everyone else woke up. During the Rosary I had some unusual thoughts... First, let me note that despite the fact it is Christmas Day (at least, for the non-Orthodox out there), it is Friday. And Friday is for the Sorrowful Mysteries. For the non-Rosary prayers out there, there are a number of themes when praying the Rosary. Each one is a set of Five Mysteries: elements or episodes from the life of Christ or the Apostles. The Rosary consists of recitations of the Lord's prayer, followed by 10...
  • Violent mob of topless pro-abort feminists assaults praying men, tries to burn Cathedral

    10/15/2015 1:48:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 14, 2015 | Gualberto Garcia Jones, J.D.
    WARNING: The video footage included below is shocking and contains violence and censored nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.  Mar de Plata, October 13, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - A horrific and surreal scene unfolded Monday night outside the Cathedral of Mar de Plata in Argentina as hordes of women, many of them masked and half naked, violently assaulted a group of young men who stood outside the Cathedral of Mar de Plata praying and standing watch. Such violence is becoming the norm for the annual March for Women in the Pope's native land of Argentina, although this year's violence seemed to be the...
  • Universal Call to Prayer - Join us October 13! [Catholic Caucus]

    10/12/2015 6:07:37 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    On October 13, 2015 - the 98th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun, Our Lady’s sixth apparition at Fatima - join us in praying a Rosary for the bishops attending the Synod, for the conversion of sinners and the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We plan to pray this Rosary kneeling in Saint Peter’s Square at the same hour as Our Lady’s Fatima apparition took place, which is 12 noon Portugal time, 1:00 pm Rome, Italy time. We believe our prayers united with those of supporters around the world on this day honoring Our Lady...
  • How the Rosary Led Me to Christ

    10/08/2015 8:02:23 AM PDT · by Salvation · 407 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-07-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    How the Rosary Led Me to Christ Msgr. Charles Pope • October 7, 2015 • 8 Comments As a young child I was very close to God. I spoke to Him in a very natural way and He spoke plainly to me. Although I have very few memories of my early childhood, I vividly remember how close I was to God. When early puberty approached, though, I began to slip away, drifting into the rebellious and angry years of my teens. As the flesh came more alive, my spirit submerged.The culture of the time didn’t help, either. It was the...
  • Queen of Heaven's Rosary

    Our Lady of the Holy Rosary - Hope for the World Introduction : Our Lady at various times has appeared and requested that her "Rosary" be said for specific causes. In our own century, she has made it known that her Rosary is a "Power" for overcoming "Paganism and Materialism". Many Stories can be told of conversions brought about by the recitation of the Rosary. A Miracle wrought by the Rosary: Saint Vincent Ferrer was once called to the sick bed of a dying man to administer the sacraments. The Sick Man would have nothing to do with the Priest...
  • Elvis Presley - Miracle Of The Rosary

    05/22/2015 2:37:03 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 4 replies
    Miracle Of The Rosary....recorded by Elvis on Saturday, 15 May 1971 - RCA's Studio B - Nashville Written by: Denson. Originally recorded by Lee Denson in 1960 Lyrics: Oh blessed mother we pray to thee Thanks for the miracle of your rosary Only you can hold back Your holy son's hand Long enough for the whole world to understand Hail, Mary full of grace The Lord is with thee Blessed are thou among women And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus Oh holy Mary dear mother of God Please pray for us sinners Now and at the hour...
  • Nigerian Bishop: Hillary Clinton's Remarks About Religious Beliefs Show She "Thinks She Is a God"

    04/30/2015 1:29:59 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 30, 2015 | DIANE MONTAGNA
    ROME—In this far reaching, follow-up interview to a story Aleteia brought you in February, Bishop Emmanuel Badejo, who serves as Director of Communications for the African Bishops, discusses with Aleteia the latest developments regarding Boko Haram, and his fellow Nigerian bishop’s claim that he had vision of Jesus Christ, who told him the terrorist organization would be defeated through the power of the rosary.    He also offers his perspective on Hillary Clinton’s statement last week that “deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed” for the sake of giving women access to “reproductive health...
  • After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram (Catholic Caucus)

    04/21/2015 7:50:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    EWTN ^ | April 21, 2015 | Alan Holdren and Elise Harris
    A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme says he is being driven by a God-given mandate to lead others in praying the rosary until the extremist group disappears. “Towards the end of last year I was in my chapel before the Blessed Sacrament… praying the rosary, and then suddenly the Lord appeared,” Bishop Dashe told EWTN News April 18. In the vision, the prelate said, Jesus didn’t say anything at...
  • Praying of the Rosary Is NOT Bible-Based Teaching

    03/24/2015 8:06:07 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 927 replies
    The Disciplers ^ | 2011 | Ptr. Vince
    Praying The Rosary Is Not Biblical, And Is A Form Of Idolatry Just last Sunday, a local newspaper paper released an article teaching that the praying of the Holy Rosary is Bible-based. In the first two paragraphs, the writer admittedly says that there is no passage in the Bible teaching nor mentioned about the praying of Rosary. However, in the following paragraphs, the writer justified the praying of the Rosary basing it on the repetition of historical events of some Bible characters (like Gideon as he mentioned) about Israel’s history. I don’t know if the writer of this article did...
  • Satan at His Most Subtle: A Reflection on the Temptations and Traps of the Pious

    11/24/2014 7:50:29 AM PST · by Salvation · 171 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-23-14 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Satan at His Most Subtle: A Reflection on the Temptations and Traps of the Pious By: Msgr. Charles PopeWhat is temptation? Temptation is the work of Satan to drag you to Hell. And Satan can read you like a book and play you like piano. Do not exaggerate his power, but do not underestimate it either.Some of his subtlest work is done in the area of religious observance. There, he can cloak himself quite easily in the lamb’s clothing of piety, but, wolf that he really is, distort it, either through excess or defect, thereby destroying you with what...
  • Repetita Iuvant

    11/18/2014 8:26:59 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 4 replies
    Mundabor's Blog ^ | 11/18/14 | Mundabor
    I read on the blog of His Hermeneuticalness the very apposite suggestion to pray the rosary without being discouraged by the fact that one is easily distracted. Not only do I commend the attitude, but will also bore you with a couple of added personal reflections. 1. I have been praying the Rosary (five decades) every day for many years now. I will not tell you that I do not get distracted. But this I will tell you: that my desire to pray has greatly increased. It did not happen in one day. It's not that one starts praying the...
  • Student wearing rosary, gets arrested

    11/03/2014 2:54:11 AM PST · by Libloather · 61 replies
    Amarillo, TX - Local mother claims an officer used excessive force on her middle schooler at a football game. 14-year-old Jacob Herrera attended Sam Houston middle school's Wednesday night football game. Herrera wore a rosary outside of his clothes when officer Corporal Wilson asked him to remove it. Marivell Chavez, a witness, says she was at the game Wednesday night and claimed while Herrera was being held to the ground, he yelled, "call my mom" and "I can't breathe."
  • The Rosary is the remedy in this present crisis

    11/03/2014 2:51:26 AM PST · by cleghornboy · 8 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | November 3, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2014 The German magazine Stimme des Glaubens reported years ago that Pope John Paul II had commented on the Third Secret of Fatima during a conference in Fulda, Germany in 1980. In this report, Pope John Paul II said, " should be sufficient for all Christians to know this: if there is a message in which it is written that the oceans will flood whole areas of the earth, and that from one moment to the next millions of people will perish, truly the publication of such a message is no longer something to be so much...
  • Catholic Caucus: Public Square Rosary Rallies

    10/10/2014 7:39:06 PM PDT · by Coleus · 4 replies
    Public Square Rosary RalliesEach year, America Needs Fatima holds the Public Square Rosary Crusade, with thousands of rosary rallies in cities all across the country. Last year, there were 11,247 groups simultaneously praying for our country and the world all across America–2,000 more than in 2012! These Public Square Rosary Rallies take place on the closest Saturday to October 13, feast of the last apparition of Our Lady of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun. Besides the October Rosaries, many Rosary Rally Captains hold monthly Rosaries as well.America Needs Fatima Public Square Rosary Rallies Here
  • Why are so many priests today refusing to preach on the Rosary?

    02/03/2014 9:15:34 AM PST · by cleghornboy · 53 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | February 3, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    In his Encyclical Letter Ingravescentibus malis, Pope Pius XI insisted that, "Among the various public prayers which we successfully address to the Virgin Mother of God the Holy Rosary occupies a particular and distinct place. In the time of the Crusades one voice, one single supplication arose from all people throughout Europe. See here. Today also, the people must seek by their insistent entreaties to obtain from the powerful Mother of God that the enemies of Christianity and human civilization be deterred, and that true peace may shine upon tired and disturbed men." If this be true - and it...
  • Praying in Sickness and Old Age

    08/28/2010 3:36:55 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/27/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    Some of the elderly to whom I bring Communion as well as the sick express regret that their age or illness makes it difficult for them to pray.  In years gone by they were busy at work and raising kids and prayer was difficult then. But now that they have the time they regret they cannot concentrate enough to pray. Others struggle to be able to read any longer. Still others find that their memory has faded and prayers, once well known, are now gone and requests for prayer cannot be remembered.Indeed as the mind grows weaker prayer becomes difficult...
  • An Inspiring and Beautiful Video for Altar Servers

    01/19/2013 3:27:59 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | January 18, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Video at the bottom of the page was sent to me today and I want to say that I find it beautiful.What makes the video so good is that it inspires a spirituality for the server that includes some of the following encouragement and advisement: That the Mass is mystical, beyond mere human sight, and that the server must learn to be sensitive to what lives beyond ordinary perception and become more spiritually aware.In so doing he should lead others to greater reverence by the example of supreme awareness of the presence of God.He should also, by his reverence...
  • Three Prophetic Insights from Pope Leo XIII That Still speak powerfully 110 Years Later

    04/22/2013 2:07:08 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/21/2013 | Msgr Charles Pope
    A reader alerted me to an interesting and insightful analysis by Pope Leo XIII of three trends that both alarmed him and pointed to future problems. He wrote of these three concerns in 1893 in the Encyclical on the Holy Rosary entitled Laetitiae Sanctae (Of Holy Joy). The Pope enunciates these three areas of concern and then offers the mysteries of the Rosary as a necessary remedy. Lets look at how the Pope describes the problems and then consider too what he sees as a solution. His teaching is in bold, italic, black. My remarks are in plain text, red.There...
  • Bishops urge daily Rosary, fast and abstinence on Fridays

    12/13/2013 3:16:06 PM PST · by NYer · 29 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | December 12, 2013
    Archbishop Cordileone at USCCB meeting in Nov. (photo by Addie Mena of CNA) The following comes from a Dec. 6 press release issued by the U.S. bishops.The U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a pastoral strategy addressing critical life, marriage and religious liberty concerns. The five-part strategy or call to prayer was approved by the bishops in November and is set to begin after Christmas. The overall focus is to invite Catholics to pray for rebuilding a culture favorable to life and marriage and for increased protections of religious liberty.Campaign components include monthly Eucharistic holy hours in cathedrals and parishes, daily...
  • Video: Bishop’s bold statement halts ‘blasphemous’ rosary for gay ‘marriage’ inside cathedral

    10/24/2013 3:39:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Ben Johnson
    SPRINGFIELD, IL, October 23, 2013 ( – Homosexual activists canceled a planned protest inside a cathedral this week after Bishop Thomas Paprocki issued a statement saying that asking the Blessed Virgin Mary to intercede on behalf of gay “marriage” legislation was a sacrilege he would not tolerate on church property. About a week ago, the Rainbow Sash Movement announced its intentions to silently pray the rosary inside Immaculate Conception Cathedral on Tuesday afternoon, 45 minutes before evening Mass. Their intention? That the state legislature would pass Senate Bill 10, titled the “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act,” legalizing same-sex “marriage”...
  • Global Rosary at the National Shrine DC

    10/10/2013 12:38:15 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 3 replies
    Basilica of the National Shrine ^ | 10/10/2013 | Communications Department
    Global Rosary at the National Shrine The Basilica of the National Shrine will join Marian Shrines from around the world in praying the Rosary live via satellite on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 1:00pm. Come pray the Rosary and take part in this live worldwide broadcast event. The afternoon will begin with a welcome message from Pope Francis and will include the arrival of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima to the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love in Rome. Other participating Shrines include Our Lady of Lourdes in France, Our Lady of Czestochowa in Poland, Our...
  • America Needs Fatima Public Square Rosary

    10/09/2013 10:04:57 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 81 replies
  • (Vanity) Thoughts While Praying The Rosary

    10/03/2013 2:55:03 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 5 replies
    grey_whiskers ^ | Oct. 03, 2013 | grey_whiskers
    Thoughts while praying the rosary's 3rd decade this morning. "Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand" When Jesus was teaching, He knew, but the Jewish people didn't, that their world was shortly to change, with the fall and sack of Jerusalem. God was warning about His timetable: that is, He knew what was going to happen, and the consequences of death while unrepentant. He was trying to warn: and yet it seemed to many (with Jesus then, even as it was with Paul later -- recall Jesus saying "if they reject my words, they will reject yours too,...
  • [DEVOTIONAL] The 3:30 Beads!

    10/01/2013 3:44:06 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 31 replies
    10-1-2013 | mlizzy
    The 3:30 Beads In the middle of May, 2010, a FReeper by the name of Irisshlass commented to me:Maybe we Catholics here can form a prayer group and at a certain hour of the day or night, we all say our rosaries in our home. Even though we are not together we are in heart ...I took her suggestion to heart, and we started up a thread for same, and some people joined up to pray. At the time Irisshlass (a.k.a. Maureen, "little Mary") had no idea five short months later (Oct. 3), she would be in eternity with her...
  • BroChoice Activist Writes to Men on “How To Convince A Girl To Get An Abortion”

    08/29/2013 6:16:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The BroChoice campaign — which pushes the notion that supporting abortion is a good thing for men to do because it allows them to get out of the responsibility of becoming a parent by pressuring their partner to have an abortion — is getting worse. Now, a writer at a popular blog called Return of Kings has written a manual on “How To Convince A Girl To Get An Abortion.” The column is as sick as the headline sounds. Let’s face it: sexually active people have accidents. Shit happens, that’s life. But we know that men have no reproductive rights...
  • The Pope with a Chotki

    07/27/2013 3:30:18 AM PDT · by NYer · 35 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | July 26, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    This striking photograph from WYD shows Pope Francis clearly wearing a chotki around his wrist—something I can’t recall seeing with any other pope.What’a chotki? It’s a kind of “prayer rope,” similar to the rosary, used by the Orthodox and Eastern rite Catholics.From Wikipedia: When praying, the user normally holds the prayer rope in the left hand, leaving the right hand free to make the Sign of the Cross. When not in use, the prayer rope is traditionally wrapped around the left wrist so that it continues to remind one to pray without ceasing. If this is impractical, it may be...
  • The Rosary as Survival Manual [Catholic Caucus]

    07/14/2013 3:25:26 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | July 14, 2012 | Bevil Bramwell, OMI
    As our moral environment becomes more challenging, Catholics shouldn’t be caught flat-footed. John Paul II said that in Christianity: “Our spirit is set in one direction, the only direction for our intellect, will and heart is towards Christ our Redeemer, towards Christ, the Redeemer of man. We wish to look towards him-because there is salvation in no one else but him, the Son of God-repeating what Peter said: ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life’” To develop Christ as the focus of mind and heart in the face of so many contrary ideas we...
  • Pope/Traditional groups: "Pelagian turning back...! They count rosaries/Don't Laugh"

    06/19/2013 1:00:37 PM PDT · by Gluteus Maximus · 53 replies
    Rorate-Caeli ^ | 06-19-2013 | Gluteus Maximus
    <p>I share with you two concerns. One is the Pelagian current that there is in the Church at this moment. There are some restorationist groups. I know some, it fell upon me to receive them in Buenos Aires. And one feels as if one goes back 60 years! Before the Council... One feels in 1940... An anecdote, just to illustrate this, it is not to laugh at it, I took it with respect, but it concerns me; when I was elected, I received a letter from one of these groups, and they said: "Your Holiness, we offer you this spiritual treasure: 3,525 rosaries." Why don't they say, 'we pray for you, we ask...', but this thing of counting... And these groups return to practices and to disciplines that I lived through - not you, because you are not old - to disciplines, to things that in that moment took place, but not now, they do not exist today...</p>
  • Catholic Caucus: In Loving Memory Father Matt Robinson, OP

    05/07/2013 7:50:45 AM PDT · by topher · 2 replies
    In Loving Memory of Father Edward Mathias "Matt" Robinson, O.P. Father Edward Mathias ("Matt") Robinson, O.P., passed away peacefully Thursday evening, March 29, 2012, at 9:25pm CDT in Irving. He was born on May 13, 1914, joined the St. Joseph Province of the Dominican Order in 1935, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 7, 1941. Fr. Robinson dedicated a lengthy period of his life in the Diocese of Dallas and served well, upholding Sacred Doctrine and possessing an immense love for the people, for his brother and sister Dominicans, for his beloved Diocese, for the Sacraments, and for...
  • Pope Francis recites the Rosary – POLL [Catholic Caucus]

    05/04/2013 1:47:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | May 4, 2013 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    POLL BELOWThe Holy Father is, as I type, at Santa Maria Maggiore for recitation of the Most Holy Rosary.Do you say the Rosary?Some shots from the live feed.In Italy it is customary to end the Rosary with recitation of the Litany of Loreto.Some will prefer that Francis use a stole or a cope. But in the past Popes have some times used them, sometimes not.Now for the poll. Anyone can use the poll, but only those who have registered (and whom I have approved) can comment. I cannot tell who you are or how individuals “vote”. I say part or...
  • Loveland school seizes rosary beads from student, says they’re ‘gang symbol’

    09/15/2012 8:29:43 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 36 replies
    KDVR Fox 31 News in Denver ^ | Sep. 14, 2012 | Tammy Vigil
    LOVELAND, Colo. — A student is questioning whether his faith or his fashion is under fire at his high school in Loveland. Thompson Valley High School officials have confiscated his rosary beads twice since school started three weeks ago. And he says they never told him, or his family, why. “They tell me I can’t wear them,” says Manuel Vigil, showing us an identical rosary to the one seized by his school. The junior says he wears rosary beads to protect himself from harm. But his school district thinks the religious necklace will harm students. “That’s typically not what we...
  • Thompson Valley High School student's rosary beads taken away

    09/14/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 28 replies
    KMGH TV ^ | 9/13/2012
    LOVELAND, Colo. - A Thompson Valley High School student had his rosary beads taken away twice in three weeks after school officials said they were gang-related. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reported the story of Manuel Vigil, a junior at the high school. He is also Catholic and his mother told the newspaper that the beads had been especially important to him in dealing with the recent slaying of an uncle. School officials said the beads themselves are not prohibited, but they way they are worn could be gang-related and violate the school's dress code. Loveland Police Sgt. David Murphy, who heads...
  • Retirement home bans seniors from praying the Rosary

    07/17/2012 9:10:55 AM PDT · by dragonblustar · 29 replies
    WPRO News Talk ^ | 7-16-2012 | Dee DeQuattro
    Brook Village Retirement Home in North Providence has banned a small group of residents from praying the Rosary in the common area after one resident complained. Residents tell WPRO’S John DePetro that a group would gather every Monday in the community room at 11:30 a.m. and watch “The Holy Rosary with Mother Angelica and the Nuns of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery,” on the Catholic television network. During the program the group would pray aloud. According to the residents, property manager Carol Conti told the group they could no longer pray aloud in the common space after a resident...
  • The Fifteen Promises Granted to Those Who Recite the Rosary [Catholic Caucus]

    04/07/2012 11:30:15 AM PDT · by Salvation · 10 replies ^ | not given | The via prophecy of the BVM
      The Fifteen Promises Granted to those who Recite the Rosary The Fifteen Promises of Mary Granted to those who Recite the RosaryThe Glory of St DominicGuido Reni 1613 A.D. FrescoSan Domenico, Bologna The Blessed Virgin Mary promised to Saint Dominic and to all who follow that "Whatever you ask in the Rosary will be granted." She left for all Christians Fifteen Promises to those who recite the Holy Rosary. Imparted to Saint Dominic and Blessed Alan Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces. I promise my special protection and the greatest...
  • Radio Replies Second Volume - The Rosary

    12/01/2011 8:09:07 AM PST · by GonzoII · 9 replies
    Celledoor.Com ^ | 1940 | Fathers Rumble & Carty
    The Rosary 1076. Why is the Rosary so necessary in the Roman Catholic religion? The Rosary is not a necessary part of the Catholic religion. It is a very useful form of devotion which Catholics are free to adopt or not. Most Catholics are wise enough to adopt it, and the Church makes use of it in her evening devotions very often. 1077. For what reasons are Rosary Beads used by Catholics? In what is known as the Rosary, one undertakes to meditate on each of several aspects of the life and sufferings of Christ, each meditation lasting as long...
  • Person of the Week [My Father in Law serving others]

    11/18/2011 10:21:23 PM PST · by gitmo · 9 replies
    WLOS ^ | November 18, 2011
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  • Town Rejects Rosary as Offensive and the Prayers that Changed Everything

    10/29/2011 6:08:59 AM PDT · by marcbold · 12 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 10-28-11 | Matt Archbold
    Mike Casey is a praying man. The father of two believes in the power of prayer to change things. But it’s easy to believe in the power of prayer when you see how a little prayer can change so many things. It all started simply. Mike Casey wanted to pray. As part of the nationwide “America Needs Fatima” movement, Mike wanted to hold a public rosary in the small Massachusetts town of Upton. It would be one of 7,515 Public Square Rosaries held across the United States on October 15th. Last year, he and a group of others prayed the...
  • Fremont Girl Banned From Wearing Rosary At School

    10/03/2011 3:37:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    OMAHA, Neb. -- The Catholic church said something that should be a symbol of love has been adopted and abused by gang influences. A sixth-grade girl said she was told that she can't wear a necklace that resembles a rosary because it violates the dress code at the Fremont Public Schools. Elizabeth Carey, 12, said the school adopted a policy last year banning the necklaces. "The principal said I couldn't wear my necklace at all because gangsters were wearing it," she said.
  • No-contact order over a student's rosary

    09/26/2011 2:15:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 72 replies
    A high school student from Eastern Washington got a restraining order against his principal, after claiming the school leader threatened to use a pocketknife and to cut off a rosary the teen wears around his neck. 18-year-old Roel Corral, a student at Kiona-Benton City High School, is Catholic and wears a rosary to school. He says principal Wayne Barrett told him to remove it and threatened him, according to the Tri-City Herald newspaper which has been following this story. Corral won a court hearing that ordered Barrett to stay at least 100 feet away from Corral, but earlier this week...
  • Collecting 860 rosaries result of a lifelong passion (Catholic Caucus)

    09/03/2011 1:24:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Edmonton Journal ^ | September 3, 2011 | KRISTIN E. HOLMES
    A selection of Gloria Hoffner's collection includes a Bavarian rosary, circa 1900, bottom left. In a collection of rosaries that numbers 860, the prayer beads that started it all look like supporting players amid the headliners. There are the shimmering (with garnet beads from Bavaria), the miniature (just three inches long), and the relics (filled with soil from Italy's catacombs).The plain ebony strand that travelled with her grandfather from Ireland and the silver beads that spent decades in a mother's handbag have history on their side."I bought it for my mother when I was 19," said Gloria Hoffner, 82, about...
  • Enourmous Rosary floats over Chicago

    08/15/2011 1:08:21 PM PDT · by LuxetSacra · 16 replies · 1+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | August 15, 2010 | Nathan Joel
    CHICAGO (August 15, 2011) - Just in time for the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, a 75-foot rosary floats skyward from Chicago's Michigan Avenue Bridge claiming the Magnificent Mile for Mary. A giant rosary floated gracefully over Chicago's busy tourism district on Friday as thousands looked on. The six-foot gold cross hanging from the rosary sparkled in the sunlight as it very slowly ascended between the Tribune tower and the Wrigley building. The rosary of helium-filled yellow balloons bearing the word LIFE then floated down Michigan Avenue over the Hancock Tower and past North Ave Beach. Cameras and...
  • Public Rosary in San Francisco to draw thousands [Catholic Caucus]

    06/02/2011 6:10:54 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies ^ | June 2, 2011 | Marianne Medlin
    Public Rosary in San Francisco to draw thousands By Marianne Medlin     Father Patrick Peyton addresses the San Francisco Family Rosary Rally, October 7, 1961 San Francisco, Calif., Jun 2, 2011 / 06:01 am (CNA).- Fifty years after a 1961 public Rosary gathered over half a million people in San Francisco, a Catholic lay group is organizing the same event for October of 2011.Rally organizers told CNA on June 1 that "thousands" of Catholic faithful are expected.On October 15, the Bay Area chapter of the Legion of Mary – an international community of lay Catholics – will host their Family Rosary...
  • The Sorrowful Mysteries at Planned Parenthood

    03/24/2011 9:08:02 AM PDT · by Mary Kochan · 4 replies
    Catholic Lane ^ | 3/24/11 | Peggy Bowes
    Last fall, I participated in the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil at our local Planned Parenthood. It was the first time I had done this, and I was a bit fearful. (Will I get arrested? Will people yell at us?) On the contrary, the experience was humbling and incredibly moving. After the 40 Days were over, I often drove to Planned Parenthood and prayed on the sidewalk by myself. I didn’t have any “Choose Life” signs, but I did have my bright red Rosary dangling in front of me as I prayed. I don’t know if anyone realized what...