Friday, October 7, 2022
Our Lady of the Rosary—Memorial
Readings for the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary
As we honor Our Lady of the Rosary today, it’s a good opportunity to reflect upon this powerful prayer. The best way to reflect upon the power of the Rosary is to turn to the saints. Below you will find a number of sayings from the saints of God regarding the Rosary. Reflect upon them and let them speak to your heart.
“Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day be led astray. This is a statement that I would gladly sign with my blood.” – Saint Louis de Montfort.
“Of all prayers the rosary is the most beautiful and the richest in graces…love the Rosary and recite it every day with devotion.” – Saint Pius X.
“How beautiful is the family that recites the Rosary every evening.” – Saint Pope John Paul II.
“The Rosary is my favorite prayer. A marvelous prayer! Marvelous in its simplicity and its depth.” – Saint Pope John Paul II.
“The Rosary is a priceless treasure inspired by God.” – Saint Louis de Montfort.
“There is no surer means of calling down God’s blessings upon the family… than the daily recitation of the Rosary.” – Pope Pius XII.
“The Rosary is the most excellent form of prayer and the most efficacious means of attaining eternal life. It is the remedy for all our evils, the root of all our blessings. There is no more excellent way of praying.” – Saint Pope Leo XIII.
“Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world.” – Blessed Pope Pius IX.
“If you desire peace in your hearts, in your homes, and in your country, assemble each evening to recite the Rosary. Let not even one day pass without saying it, no matter how burdened you may be with many cares and labors.” – Pope Pius XI.
“Our Lady has never refused me a grace through the recitation of the rosary.” – Saint Padre Pio.
“The greatest method of praying is to pray the Rosary.” – Saint Francis de Sales.
“One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world.” – Saint Dominic.
Lord, may I understand the power of this precious gift, the Holy Rosary. Give me the grace of making this part of my daily prayer. Jesus, I trust in You.
Pray the Holy Rosary
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Featured image above: Our Lady of the Rosary with Saints, Gift of John Wise, via Brooklyn Museum