Posts Tagged ‘Rosary’

Wooden necklace from mum turns out to be Rosary beads

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Naomi Fong’s mum saw she had an interest in Christianity and bought her a beaded wooden necklace with a cross on it when she was 15 years old. At the time, living with her family in New Zealand, Naomi was a believer but unbaptised, wandering the online wilderness through “anti-Catholic” websites searching for “something more”. Read more

NZ pro-life rosary crusade planned for December 8

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

At 3 pm on December 8th, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, all around New Zealand, people in parishes and other holy places take part in the NZ Pro-Life Rosary Crusade. They will be praying will be to defend life, from conception to natural death. On the same day parishes, groups, families and people of Read more

Young Catholics returning to traditional rosary

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Young Catholics are returning to the traditional rosary. John Mallon, who helped organise a Rosary on the Coast event last Sunday afternoon said he thinks this is because “young people crave stability in a world that often changes quicker due to technological advances.” The event was held in 350 locations in the British Isles . Read more

Our Lady miraculously saves women from ISIS

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Hiding under their beds from Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists for eight hours, seven young women prayed Our Lady would save them. She did. The women’s ordeal started last week when ISIS fighters entered the church-run sanctuary in Kirkuk where the women were living. Kirkuk is about 60 kilometres to the south of Mosul. Speaking through Read more

Art exhibition – The Nun and the Poet : Jerusalem

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Space Gallery’s exhibition in Whanganui, The Nun & The Poet: Jerusalem, includes etchings, woodcuts and photographs created by Michaela Stoneman during and after her times spent at Hiruharama (Jerusalem) on the Whanganui river. There is a companion booklet with writings from Baxter, Aubert, Mere Hohepa, Jessie Munro and others as well as Stoneman’s own writing. Read more

A sturdy rosary for Catholic men

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Fr. Richard Heilman, a priest of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Chaplain for the Knights of Columbus, wrote an article about a rosary entitled “1916 Military Rosary Inspires New Combat Rosary.” This decidedly masculine rosary apparently was commissioned by the U.S. government and distributed upon request to soldiers, sailors and Marines Read more

The Rosary

Monday, February 20th, 2017

On my desk is a faded page from The London Tablet 18 June 2016. It’s still there because I identified with a Mercy Sister’s concern about a prayer added after each decade of the Rosary: ‘O my Jesus forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Lead all souls to Heaven, especially Read more

Pope abandons audience speech, prays rosary for Italy’s earthquake victims

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Pope Francis turned his weekly general audience into a prayer service, leading the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary after a major earthquake hit central Italy, virtually destroying one town and affecting many others. “On hearing the news of the earthquake that has struck central Italy and which has devastated many areas and Read more

Did the Apostles say the rosary?

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

It sounds like a ridiculous question A few years back, however, something stood out to me, that makes me think that the “soul” of the rosary was always present in the Apostles’ prayer. Continue reading   Related Posts:Mary Queen of Scots rosary beads stolenTheft of Mary Queen of Scots’ rosary a ‘tragic loss’ for…Independent commission Read more

Bishop says Jesus told him Rosary will stop Boko Haram

Friday, April 24th, 2015

A Nigerian bishop has said that Jesus appeared to him in a vision and indicated that praying the Rosary would rid the nation of Boko Haram terrorists. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri diocese, in Borno State, recounted the details of his vision to a conference in Spain this month. The Catholic News Agency reported Read more