An initiative to hold a public women’s rosary that originated in Colombia has taken off worldwide with interested women connecting through Instagram.
More than 840,000 people from 140 countries joined in praying the rosary Oct. 18 to ask for peace and unity throughout the world.
October is the month of the rosary. Catholics around the world are encouraged to join in praying the rosary daily to honor the Virgin Mary. On Oct. 7, Catholics celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. It was previously known by the alternate title of “Our Lady of Victory.”
On October 7, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the yearly feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Known for several centuries by the alternate title of “Our Lady of Victory,” the feast day takes place in honor of a 16th century naval victory which secured Europe against Turkish invasion.
His name is Juan Vicente Pérez Mora, he’s Venezuelan, and is passionate about his faith.
The pope meditated on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the rosary in union with Marian shrines around the world.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese has directed the people of God under his pastoral care to “a more vigorous May devotion to the mother of Jesus” for an end to violent conflicts globally and in the West African nation.
The apprehension and suffering that Nigeria is experiencing including what has been described as irrational killings and attacks can be countered by seeking perpetual help through praying the rosary, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African country has said.
Children from 44 countries have already registered to take part in the rosary campaign.
The Cardinal in Ivory Coast has gifted a Rosary to the country’s former President, Laurent Gbagbo, who returned to the West African nation after close to a decade in exile.
Pope Francis asked on Monday for the intercession of Mary, Undoer of Knots, as he ended a month-long global rosary marathon.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri has called for fervent prayers through the Blessed Virgin Mary in reciting the Holy Rosary, saying that it is through the devotion to the Mother of our Lord that the war against Islamist militants in the West African country will be won.
Catholic Children in Nigeria joined the rest of the world in the challenge dubbed “A million children praying the Rosary” praying for an end to violence in the West African country that continues to witness attacks against Christians.
A Prelate in the midst of the protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has underscored the need for Christians to employ God-given “weapons” in their fight against violence that has affected the people of God in the North West and South West regions of the Central African nation since 2016.
On the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary celebrated on Wednesday, October 7, the Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has, in a video reflection, highlighted five reasons that make praying the Rosary “so special and so powerful.”
Pope Francis invited Catholics to rediscover the beauty of the rosary prayer this month, encouraging people to carry a rosary with them in their pockets.
A Catholic Bishop in Gabon has likened the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary as well as the Way of the Cross, urging Christians to remain steadfast in their faith as there is hope for victory.
Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to a worldwide rosary relay for priests.
As Catholics across the globe joined Pope Francis Saturday, May 30 to pray the holy rosary to conclude the liturgical month of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Cleric in Ghana has urged Catholics to pray for Mary’s intercession for an end to COVID-19 pandemic in the West African nation and in the whole world.
Pope Francis asked the Virgin Mary to intercede for an end to “this terrible pandemic” as he recited the rosary with Marian shrines worldwide via videolink May 30.