Tag Archives: Rosary Prayer by Prayer

Finding Jesus

“Each year his parents went to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover, and when he was twelve years old, they went up according to festival custom. After they had completed its days, as they were returning, the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did not know it. Thinking that he was in […]

The King’s Birth

“And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. While they were there, the time came for her to have […]

Show and Tell About Jesus

Mary spread the joy of the Lord before Jesus was even born. Scripture says that once Mary learned of her cousin Elizabeth’s pregnancy, she traveled to the hill country in haste. Pregnant herself, and traveling on foot or by donkey, she rushed to her beloved cousin. Mary arrived at the house of Zechariah, and at […]

When God Asks, How Do You Answer?

It’s not unusual for people to claim to see angels. But imagine that not only did an angel appear to you, but that angel told you not to be afraid. You were a favorite of God, and because of this, you were going to conceive a child before being married—in a time when such a […]

Pondering the Spirit

One of my favorite Mysteries of the Rosary is the Descent of the Holy Spirit. Fascinated with the event, I imagine being in the upper room with the apostles, Mary, and the other women to celebrate the feast of Pentecost. I wonder if I would have been frightened by the wind-like entrance of the Holy Spirit or […]

When to Pray the Rosary

Pray the Rosary When brushing teeth, getting dressed, combing hair, Laying down, standing up, or sitting in a chair, When in the car, on a train, bus, or plane, On a sandy beach,in the snow, or pouring rain, While preparing dinner or cutting grass, Mopping floors, doing laundry, on the way to Mass. Pray the rosary for peace every […]

No Time to Pray is No Excuse

No time for the rosary? Then pray as much as you can. We make time for what is important, and nothing else is more important than spending time with Jesus and Mary. Our eternal lives depend on it. We all have a long to-do list, but praying the rosary can take as little or as much […]

Our Lady of the Rosary

The Rosary is my favorite devotion. I pray it daily because it helps me to remain peaceful, joyful, and so appreciative of our loving God. A book I’ve written, The Rosary Prayer by Prayer, has information on the development of the rosary, its significance, and additional prayers that may be said. With this book the Rosary may […]