Ecclesiasticus 4:28

"Fight to the death for truth, and the Lord God will war on your side."

Ora pro nobis,

Most Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Francis de Sales, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Dominic. Amen.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Rosary (all my writings collected here)

As this is the Month of May, dedicated by the Church to the veneration of Mary, I thought I would put together all the links pertaining to my writings on the Rosary for easy access (including my recent posts over at Doubting Thomist)

How to Pray the Rosary
I Shall Not Walk Alone (A step-by-step instruction is in the middle of this post, including links to the words of the various prayers)

The Mysteries
  • Like Any Good Mystery, You Just Can't Put It Down
  • The First Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation
  • The Second Joyful Mystery The Visitation
  • The Third Joyful Mystery The Nativity of Jesus
  • The Fourth Joyful Mystery The Presentation in the Temple
  • The Fifth Joyful Mystery Finding Jesus in the Temple
  • The First Luminous Mystery The Baptism of Jesus
  • The Second Luminous Mystery The Wedding at Cana
  • The Third Luminous Mystery The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God
  • The Fourth Luminous Mystery The Transfiguration
  • The Fifth Luminous Mystery The Institution of the Holy Eucharist
  • The First Sorrowful Mystery The Agony in the Garden
  • The Second Sorrowful Mystery The Scourging at the Pillar
  • The Third Sorrowful Mystery The Crowning with Thorns
  • The Fourth Sorrowful Mystery Jesus Carries His Cross
  • The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery Jesus' Crucifixion and Death
  • The First Glorious Mystery The Resurrection of Jesus
  • The Second Glorious Mystery The Ascension of Jesus
  • The Third Glorious Mystery The Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
  • The Fourth Glorious Mystery The Assumption of Mary
  • The Fifth Glorious Mystery The Coronation of Mary

    The Rosary as the Christian's Journey of Faith
    Joyful Intentions
    Luminous Intentions
    Sorrowful Intentions
    Glorious Intentions

    Why Pray the Rosary?
  • Letting God do the Work (Quoting a dear friend's comments about praying the Rosary, and giving the Blessed Virgin's own promises to those who pray it, as revealed to St. Dominic and Blessed Alan de la Roche)
  • Through Her Eyes (A Rosary CD recommendation and further thoughts on praying it)

    The History of the Rosary
  • The History of the Rosary (Part 1) (The development of the Rosary from the Early Church to the Ministry of Saint Dominic)
  • The History of the Rosary (Part 2) (The development of the Rosary from the Ministry of Blessed Alan de la Roche until the Present day)