Thursday, October 22, 2020086The Rosary as we have it today developed over many centuries. As early as the 2nd or 3rd century, monks in the desert used knotted ropes as they prayed. The rosary itself became known as “The Poor Man’s Breviary.” Since most people couldn’t read or pray the 150 psalms of the bible as was done in monasteries, the practice of...
Thursday, October 1, 20200197 The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for a "moment of prayer" to unite Catholics across the country at a time when there is "much unrest and uncertainty" in the United States, said a Sept. 30 USCCB news release.
Thursday, March 19, 20200133Amid worsening conditions related to the global coronavirus outbreak, Pope Francis urged Catholics to unite spiritually to pray the rosary simultaneously on the Feast of St. Joseph.
Wednesday, October 3, 20180604October has been observed as the month of the Rosary in the Catholic Church for centuries. It is a month dedicated to devotion to the blessed Virgin Mary. This practice was instituted by Pope Leo XIII in his encyclical, On Devotion of the Rosary (Sept. 1, 1883).
Monday, November 6, 20170178Students at All Saints Catholic School were recently given a new classroom — of the spiritual sort. On Oct. 13, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, faculty, staff and benefactors formally dedicated a new Marian grotto adjacent to the school’s front door.