Posts Tagged ‘Rosary’

Illness brings Tammy Peterson to Catholic Church

Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Tammy Peterson, host of the “Tammy Peterson Podcast” and wife of world-renowned psychologist Jordan Peterson, is about to become a Catholic. After a diagnosis of aggressive cancer and during a five-week stint in the hospital she prayed the rosary. Tammy Peterson’s story Tammy Peterson’s relationship with the rosary began in 2015. She had a renal Read more

Teen goes global with rosary business

Monday, September 11th, 2023
faith and mission

Faith and mission are behind 15-year old William Henry’s international business selling rosaries. “My mission is to spread the power of the rosary and our faith to the world through my business,” Henry says. It all started a few years ago when a friend made Henry an Irish penal rosary made up of just one-decade, Read more

Rosaries are flying off the shelves

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

Online shops that sell rosaries have reported a boost in sales following a controversial article published in The Atlantic magazine that attempted to link the Rosary to right-wing extremism in the United States. Daniel Panneton claimed, “The rosary has acquired a militaristic meaning for radical-traditional (or ‘rad-trad’) Catholics.”  Read more

Guys on their knees praying in Sydney’s wild weather wins a global audience

Thursday, July 7th, 2022

An amateur video of men praying the Rosary on their knees in the midst of pouring rain and wild storms currently afflicting Sydney last weekend has gone viral and been seen by more than a million people world-wide. The 30-second clip of The Men’s Rosary Crusade on the forecourt of St Mary’s Cathedral in the Read more

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