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The Rosary: How to Pray, Prayers of the Rosary and Mysteries of the Rosary

The Rosary: How to Pray, Prayers of the Rosary and Mysteries of the Rosary

The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. It begins with the Apostles’ Creed, which summarizes the great mysteries of the Catholic faith. The Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels. The first part of the Hail Mary is the angel’s words announcing Christ’s birth and Elizabeth’s greeting to Mary. St. Pius V officially added the second part of the Hail Mary. The Mysteries of the Rosary center on the events of Christ’s life.

According to pious tradition, the concept of the Rosary was given to Saint Dominic of Osma, founder of the Dominican Order, in an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary during the year 1214. This Marian apparition received the title of “Our Lady of the Rosary.”

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

The Chaplet of The Divine Mercy is an intercessory prayer prayed on a Rosary that extends the offering of the Eucharist. It is generally prayed during the “Hour of Great Mercy” — three o’clock each afternoon, recalling the time of Christ’s death on the cross.

This message and devotion to Jesus as The Divine Mercy is based on the writings of Saint Faustina Kowalska, who wrote a diary recording the revelations she received about God’s mercy.

The message and devotional practices proposed in the Diary of Saint Faustina are completely in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church and are firmly rooted in the Gospel message of our Merciful Savior.

The Holy Face of Jesus

The Holy Face of Jesus

“By offering My Face to My Eternal Father, nothing will be refused, and the conversion of many sinners will be obtained.” -Our Lord to Sr. Marie de Saint-Pierre (NOV 1848).

Our Lord appeared several times to Sister Marie to ask for reparation to be done to His Holy Face.

These revelations have the full approval of the Catholic Church.

Scars, a song by “I Am They”

Scars, a song by “I Am They”

This song was the inspiration for my Apostolate, “Thankful for the Scars.”

The words tell the beautiful story of my life, His Love for me and His Love for all of us!

The Surrender Novena

The Surrender Novena

“O Jesus, I surrender myself to You, take care of everything!”

Father Don Dolindo Ruotolo was a Neapolitan priest (1882-1970), stigmatized miracle worker and “mouthpiece of the Holy Spirit.”

One of the treasures Jesus spoke to Dolindo was the teaching about total abandonment to God. We can only rise to this level of thinking through the Grace of God and the help of the Holy Spirit.

Open your heart and mind in love, close your eyes in trust; and ask Jesus to take care of it. He will.

Prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The seven fold Gifts of the Holy Spirit are imparted upon those who receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit are: the Spirit of Wisdom (1) and Understanding (2), the Spirit of Counsel (3) and Fortitude (4), the Spirit of Knowledge (5) and Piety (6) and the Spirit of Fear of the Lord (7).”

“Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And you shall renew the face of the earth.” AMEN.

The fifteen Promises of the Rosary

The fifteen Promises of the Rosary

According to the tradition, in 1460, Dominican Friar Alanus de Rupe; received the following 15 promises to those who pray the Rosary devoutly from the Blessed Virgin Mary herself through a private revelation.

Prayer to St. Joan of Arc

Prayer to St. Joan of Arc

Saint Joan of Arc (1412-1431) is the patron Saint of France and soldiers. She is one of my patron Saints lovingly sent to me by Our Lord to help guide me Home.

At the age of 14, she began hearing voices telling her she had a mission to save France. She recognized the voices as those of saints—Michael the Archangel, St. Catherine of Alexandria, and St. Margaret of Antioch.

She is considered a French heroine for her role in the siege of Orléans and the coronation of Charles VII of France during the Hundred Years’ War against England. After successfully leading several French military actions, she was captured, sold to the English authorities, falsely convicted as a heretic and was burnt at the stake in 1431, at the age of nineteen.

Twenty-five years later, her conviction was formally overturned and she was canonized a Saint in 1920.