The 7 Sorrows of Mary

1. Simeon’s prophecy that a sword will pierce Mary’s soul. (Luke 2:34-35) Hail Mary… 2. The flight into Egypt. (Matthew 2:13-21) Hail Mary… 3.The loss of the Child Jesus in the Temple of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:41-50) Hail Mary… 4. The meeting of Jesus and Mary on the Way of the Cross. (John 19:17) Hail Mary…… Continue reading The 7 Sorrows of Mary

Promises of Our Lady to all who Pray the 7 Sorrows Rosary

TO SAINT BRIDGET OF SWEDEN (1303-1373) ”I will grant peace to their families.” ”They will be enlightened about the divine Mysteries.” ”I will console them in their pains and will accompany them in their work.” ”I will give them as much as they ask for as long as it does not oppose the adorable will of… Continue reading Promises of Our Lady to all who Pray the 7 Sorrows Rosary

How to Pray the 7 Sorrows Rosary

SIGN OF THE CROSS:  In the name of The Father, and The Son, and The Holy Spirit. Amen. INTRODUCTORY PRAYER:  My God, I offer You this Rosary for Your glory, so I can honor your Holy Mother, the Blessed Virgin, so I can share and meditate upon her suffering. I humbly beg you to give… Continue reading How to Pray the 7 Sorrows Rosary

25 quotes from St. John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom (349- 407) was the Archbishop of Constantinople and considered one of the greatest saints, early church fathers, and doctors of the Eastern and Western Churches. He was famous for his incredible insight and powerful preaching. It has been said that he memorized the Bible. After his death he was named Chrysostom, which… Continue reading 25 quotes from St. John Chrysostom

A Birthday Party for Mary

Three years ago, on September 8, my husband and I had a birthday party for Mary. We invited the kids and grandkids over to celebrate. The little ones were very excited. Like all children they love birthday parties. They brought a beautiful cake, baked and decorated by their mom, with pink rosettes for the special… Continue reading A Birthday Party for Mary

A Gift for You: Free Rosary App

On a Mission to Love Rosary App You asked. We listened! Listen to the sweet voices of children praying the rosary with On a Mission to Love. Pray all five decades of the Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious, and Luminous Mysteries by tapping “Listen in Browser” on the SoundCloud icons below . Add the app to your… Continue reading A Gift for You: Free Rosary App

Nativity of Mary Novena

Novena Begins: August 31Feast Day: September 8 This prayer was written by St. Anselm of Canterbury during the 12th Century. Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Vouchsafe that I may praise thee, O sacred Virgin; give me strength against thine enemies, and against… Continue reading Nativity of Mary Novena

The Luminous Mysteries

The Baptism of Jesus VIRTUE: PREPARING OUR HEART FOR JESUS OUR FATHER… 1. John the Baptist made a gift of himself by helping people prepare their hearts for Jesus. HAIL MARY…  2. John baptized people in the Jordan River and encouraged them to be sorry for their sins. HAIL MARY… 3. Even though Jesus never… Continue reading The Luminous Mysteries

The Glorious Mysteries

The Resurrection VIRTUE: FAITH OUR FATHER… 1. Three days after Jesus died, He rose from the dead and His body and soul were reunited. HAIL MARY… 2. Jesus’ Resurrection is the most important event in the history of the world. HAIL MARY… 3. Jesus appeared to many people after His Resurrection. HAIL MARY… 4. Jesus’… Continue reading The Glorious Mysteries

The Sorrowful Mysteries

The Agony in the Garden VIRTUE: OBEDIENCE Our Father… 1. After sharing His last meal with His apostles, Jesus went to the garden to pray. Hail Mary… 2. Jesus asked Peter, James, and John to stay awake and pray with Him, but they fell asleep. Hail Mary… 3. Jesus knew that He would suffer and… Continue reading The Sorrowful Mysteries