Do You Know These Rosary Facts?

How many of these facts on the rosary do you know? Celebrate with a Hail Mary after each one.

  1. The rosary is an aid to meditation, a tool to help us meditate on the life of Christ.
  2. The complete rosary consists of 20 mysteries and 20 decades.
  3. It takes only 15-20 minutes to pray a 5-decade rosary.
  4. The crucifix and first 5 beads of the rosary are called the pendant.
  5. The medallion often found at the end of the pendant is called a centerpiece.
  6. It doesn’t matter if you pray the rosary from left to right or right to left.
  7. Rosaries may be made from nearly any substance, of any color, and be any size.
  8. The traditional 5-decade rosary is sometimes called the Dominican rosary.
  9. A blessed rosary is considered a sacramental.
  10. Rosaries that are beyond repair should be buried.

(The Rosary Prayer by Prayer is available from Amazon.comACTA Publications, and my website.)

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