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Rosary : its history and meaning

Franz Michel Willam

Rosary : its history and meaning

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Published by Benziger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rosary.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.

    Statementby Franz Michel William ; translated by Edwin Kaiser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2163 .W513 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20376084M


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Canon William says of De Montfort's Secret of the Rosary: It goes far beyond mere research. We might say that it contains everything that can be said about the Rosary–its content and form, its real worth, about the instruction necessary for its appreciation and use.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen said, "The rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men; it is the book of the aged, whose eyes close upon the shadow of this world, and open on the substance of the next.

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The word rosary comes from Latin and means a garland of roses, the rose being one of the flowers used to symbolize the Virgin Mary. If you were to ask what object is most emblematic of Catholics, people would probably say, "The rosary, of course."/5().

The first half of the book is probably the most thorough history of the rosary ever written in the English language, including a history of popes, miracles, military battles, Marian confraternities, and various developments in Church history that has led to the promotion (and, at times, suppression) of the most popular devotion in Catholicism.

The Rosary’s Origins Common sense suggests that some simple device is desirable for counting prayers if they are many or recited in groupings of a certain number. So it is that adherents of many religions besides the One True Faith use devices, including sets of beads, to help them keep track of prayers or acts of worship.

The rosary is an incredibly rich practice of prayer that developed slowly, evolving over the centuries. The first recorded use of the word “rosary” did not appear until But the roots of the rosary are found far earlier.

The rosary is a devotion in honor of the Virgin Mary. It consists of a set number of specific prayers. First are the introductory prayers: one Apostles’ Creed (Credo), one Our Father (the Pater Noster or the Lord’s Prayer), three Hail Mary’s (Ave’s), one Glory Be (Gloria Patri).

The Rosary In History: From The Beginning To The Consolidation Of Its Actual Structure Reverend Riccardo Barile recounts the history of the rosary. Christians often used to. THE MILITIA OF JESUS CHRIST Fr.

Francis Willam, in his book THE ROSARY, ITS HISTORY AND MEANING (p. 26), speaks of the “Militia of Jesus Christ” founded by St. Dominic, the members of which recited daily the Psalter of Our Lady. The Holy Rosary (/ ˈroʊzəri /; Latin: rosarium, in the sense of "crown of roses" or "garland of roses"), also known as the Dominican Rosary, or simply the Rosary, refers to a form of prayer psalter used in the Catholic Church and to the string of knots or beads used to count the component prayers.

The Rosary (The Pauper's Psalter) This popular devotion of Roman Catholic tradition has its origins in medieval times (around the 12th and 13th centuries). Many people of this age could not afford to purchase the Psalter (a book containing the psalms) which were used by.

The Mysteries of the Rosary are designed to help focus our prayer on the life, ministry, and Passion of Our Lord. Pope Pius XII described the rosary prayer as "the compendium of the entire Gospel." There are four rosary mysteries (Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious, Luminous) and five parts of each mystery which correspond to the five decades of the.

thing–than to write history. The origins of the Rosary are thus as if covered by a mysterious shadow. Providence wanted it thus, with all due respect to modern rationalists. It is a secret between the Virgin Mary and her servant Dominic.

But it would be a great impiety and an. Since the Rosary is composed, principally and in substance, of the prayer of Christ and the Angelic Salutation, that is, the Our Father and the Hail Mary, it was without doubt the first prayer and the principal devotion of the faithful and has been in use all through the centuries, from the time of the apostles and disciples down to the present.

The history of the rosary in Catholicism can be traced back to the time of St. Dominic in the south of France in the early s. It is said that St. Dominic was shown a string of beads by the. ‘The Virgin Mary and her rosary saved my life,” writes Father Donald Calloway, a priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, in his new book, Champions of the Rosary: The.

All throughout the history of the Catholic Church, many popes and saints have encouraged praying the Rosary. As we begin to understand and appreciate the Rosary and pray it more frequently, we come to see the true meaning of its meditations.

We begin to appreciate how its prayers are reminders not only of Mary the Mother of God but of Christ. Our word Rosary derives its meaning from the word rosarium, or rose garden. Saint Louis de Montfort wrote in his book, The Secret of the Rosary, The word Rosary means “Crown of Roses,” that is to say that ever time people say the Rosary devoutly they place a crown of roses upon the heads of Jesus and Mary.

Commenting on De Montfort's book, Father William says, "It goes far beyond mere research. We might say that it contains everything that can be said about the Rosary, about its content and form, its real worth, about the instruction necessary for its appreciation and use." The Rosary: Its History and Meaning, Benziger Bros.,p.

2 History of the Rosary The rosary originated in the 12th and 13th centuries. Since many people of that time could not afford a psalm book, traveling clergy used a string of beads as he prayed with them.

Each bead represented a prayer such as "The Lord’s Prayer," the "Hail Mary" or the doxology, which is a “a short verse praising God.”. History reveals that St. Dominic was the first to preach and teach the Rosary as a form of meditative prayer, and the first to see the benefits reaped from meditation upon its mysteries.

In the 11th through 13th centuries, a heretical doctrine developed in Europe. The Rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men; it is the book of the aged, whose eyes close upon the shadow of this world, and open on the.

The rosary is a prayer based on the Gospels of the New Testament. It is divided into sections called decades, and each one consists of 10 repetitions of the Hail Mary prayer.

A recitation of the Our Father prayer precedes each of the decades, which celebrate different aspects of Christ's life and death and are also referred to as mysteries. Thus, the prayer itself is the Rosary and the collection or "garland" of beads we use to pray it is likewise called Rosary.

The second theory is that, beginning in the 12 century, the Rosary developed in imitation of the biblical Psalms that priests and religious were required to pray over a certain period of time. The Rosary shall be a powerful armor against hell, it will destroy vice, decrease sin, and defeat heresies.

The Rosary will cause virtue and good works to flourish; it will obtain for souls the abundant mercy of God; it will withdraw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire for eternal things. rosary while using the associated Scriptures as the basis for our meditations offers profound insights into their meaning and importance for our lives.

The gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John offer different accounts of many of the same historical events. Therefore, the combined use of these sources. One unique devotion of the Franciscans is a seven-decade rosary known as the Franciscan Crown.

While the traditional rosary consists of 5 decades which meditate on 15 mysteries (or 20 if you pray the Luminous mysteries) the 7-decade Franciscan Rosary, known as the The Franciscan Crown, is a Rosary consisting of seven decades with each decade describing a particular joy from the life of the.

There’s a rhythm to the rosary. As you enter into that rhythm, you’ll begin to think less about the words and more about the meaning of the words. That’s when you begin to unlock the power of the rosary.

If you are new to the rosary, take some time to familiarize yourself with the beads themselves. I can recommend a lot of books about the rosary. Here are some favorites: The Secret of the Rosary by St.

Louis de Montfort (various publishers) Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon by Fr. Donald H. Calloway, MIC (Marian Press, ). The Rosary is arguably the most recognizable Catholic devotion. Sadly, it is a devotion that has fallen out of fashion for many Catholics.

This is deeply unfortunate, as the Rosary is one of the most powerful weapons in our arsenal for spiritual warfare and one of the.

Convincing a group of teenagers to sit still and pray the same prayers over and over again isn't always an easy task. Youth ministry really can be incredibly fun.

Meeting new people, playing games. These teaching Rosaries were modeled after actual Rosaries. To differentiate between the prayers, two different types of bead were used. Hail Mary prayers were marked with traditional pony beads.

We used heart shaped beads to indicate where the Our Father will be recited. Students followed my instructions to add all remaining beads, then I came around and created a loop in each child’s Rosary.

The rosary is one of the most cherished prayers of our Catholic Church. Archbishop Fulton Sheen said, “The rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men; it is the book of the aged, whose.

The perfect everyday Rosary, the History of the Rosary, the Truth About Mary, and more. America's #1 Rosary CD is perfect for everyday use. It is also okay to meditate on the meaning of the words of the prayers as you pray them, or even to meditate on the person for whom you are offering the Rosary.

exercising its authority to "bind and. Tells why the Rosary is the most important private prayer. Canon William says of De Montfort's book, "It goes far beyond mere research. We might say that it contains everything that can be said about the Rosary -- its content and form, its real worth, about the instruction necessary for its.

The Hail Holy Queen prayer, originally known by its Latin name, Salve Regina, is recited at the end of the Rosary and is also used in night prayers.

It dates back to around the 11th century and is still sung today as a hymn in various forms, among them a beautiful chant.

The rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book for the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men; it is the book for the aged, whose eyes close upon the shadow of this world, and open on the.

In “Rosarium Virginis Mariae,” Saint John Paul II eloquently shared his thoughts and feelings about the beautiful holy devotion known as the Rosary. “The Rosary, though clearly Marian in.