Pope Francis has asked people to pray the Rosary daily in May for the end of the pandemic. Thirty representative shrines throughout the world will guide the Marian prayer, which will be broadcast live on the official channels of the Holy See at 6:00 pm (Rome time) every day.
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August 22 is the feast of our Lady's Queenship: "And the Angels pay her homage as her subjects... and the patriarchs and the prophets and the Apostles... and all sinners and you and I."
Not sure how to pray the rosary? Or trying to help a friend to pray it? This simple guide can help. "The Rosary is the prayer of the humble and of the saints. In its mysteries, they contemplate, along with Mary, the life of Jesus, the merciful face of the Father." - Pope Francis
February 2nd is the feast of the Presentation. Mary offers her Son to God and learns that she too will share closely in Jesus' redemptive mission.
The scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel manifests the protection offered by the Mother of God to her devotees. According to tradition, Our Lady appeared to St Simon Stock on July 16, 1251, and told him, “Whosoever dies wearing it shall not suffer eternal fire.”