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How to pray the Holy Rosary

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How to pray the Holy Rosary

  The Holy Rosary is a Scripture based prayer. The purpose of the Rosary is to contemplate and reflect on stories in the life of Jesus and Mary. The Rosary is made up of five 'decades'. A decade is one Our Father followed by ten Hail Mary's and a Glory Be. During each decade a story (mystery) in the life of Jesus is contemplated to help you grow closer to our Lord. Before praying the rosary, spend some time thinking of your intentions. Our Lady of Fatima requested a daily rosary to obtain peace in our world. Begin with the...

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Why I always carry a Pocket Rosary, and why you should too

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Why I always carry a Pocket Rosary, and why you should too

Since becoming Catholic, I have been drawn to the rosary. I have always joked that I made a terrible protestant because I was hopeless at praying. I am not good with words, so my prayers would last less than two minutes, and I would feel guilty that I hadn't prayed properly. I'm just not eloquent enough. The rosary solves this problem for me. I think of my prayer intentions, then pray the rosary, while meditating on the mysteries. My husband and I try to pray the rosary together every night. BUT... I fall asleep. Every. Single. Night. It's actually quite...

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