The Descent of the Holy Spirit

The Rosary,” wrote Blessed Pope John Paul II, “precisely because it starts with Mary’sown experience, is an exquisitely contemplative prayer. Without this contemplative dimension, it would lose its meaning.” Pope Paul VI wrote that “without [this contemplation,] the Rosary is a body without a soul, and its recitation is in danger of becoming a mechanical repetition […]

The Ascension

The Rosary,” wrote Blessed Pope John Paul II, “precisely because it starts with Mary’sown experience, is an exquisitely contemplative prayer. Without this contemplative dimension, it would lose its meaning.” Pope Paul VI wrote that “without [this contemplation,] the Rosary is a body without a soul, and its recitation is in danger of becoming a mechanical repetition […]

The Resurrection

The Rosary,” wrote Blessed Pope John Paul II, “precisely because it starts with Mary’s own experience, is an exquisitely contemplative prayer. Without this contemplative dimension, it would lose its meaning.” Pope Paul VI wrote that “without [this contemplation,] the Rosary is a body without a soul, and its recitation is in danger of becoming a mechanical […]

The Visitation

The Rosary,” wrote Blessed Pope John Paul II, “precisely because it starts with Mary’s own experience, is an exquisitely contemplative prayer. Without this contemplative dimension, it would lose its meaning.” Pope Paul VI wrote that “without [this contemplation,] the Rosary is a body without a soul, and its recitation is in danger of becoming a mechanical […]

The Annunciation

I’m trying something new here. In this post, I will reflect upon the first joyful mystery of the rosary. And, if you’re interested, will follow up with a reflection for each subsequent mystery, so that there will be twenty in total. Please let me know in the comment box if this is something you’d be […]