In a deserted chapel, dedicated to San Damiano, St Francis knelt before the icon of Jesus on the Cross. Here, he heard a voice telling him to repair God’s house. First, he thought that he was to restore the chapel, which was crumbling down. Then he realised that the entire Church community was crumbling down, and that preaching the faith was of the utmost importance. This discovery changed his life completely.
Want to know how to pray the rosary? This quick guide will give you everything you need to know.
Meditate on the twenty mysteries of the Rosary with this collection of inspiring meditations, featuring the Joyful Mysteries based on the Fatima message, the Luminous Mysteries based on the Divine Mercy devotion and extracted from St Faustina's Diary, the Sorrowful Mysteries written by Pope Francis, and the Glorious Mysteries as composed by St Josemaria Escriva.
To recite the Rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ. The Rosary, reclaimed in its full meaning, goes to the very heart of Christian life. Rediscover the importance of the Rosary and the many benefits from praying it in this blog.
Is the rosary anti-Biblical? In the Gospel, Jesus tells us not to use “vain repetition”, often used as an argument against praying the rosary. In this blog, Catholic Answers apologist Tim Staples explains why Catholics don't consider the rosary to be anti-Biblical.
The Rosary is known as a Marian prayer, but at its heart it is a meditation on the Incarnation and the work of Our Lord. In the Rosary, we contemplate Christ's life, death and Resurrection so completely that Pope Paul VI described it as a "compendium of the entire Gospel". Discover how the Rosary can lead us closer to Jesus in this blog.