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"The family that prays together stays together." - Venerable Patrick Peyton

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family prayer  |  how to pray the rosary

DIY Steppingstone Rosary in Ten Easy Steps!

One October, the month of the Holy Rosary, I felt particularly ambitious about getting my kiddos, ages five and fifteen, to pray the Rosary more. At first, I haven’t had much success. The “rap rosary” was a total fail, my teen informed me. The Rosary podcasts had “too much opera” or “the people talk like they need a nap,” reported the little guy. I enjoy saying my Rosary in the morning on my back patio, beads in one hand and coffee in the other, but that wasn’t appealing to my family.

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Why pray?  |  about the rosary

The Rosary's Repeating Power

As the clock struck a new hour I could hear my great-grandmother’s voice whispering, “Remember to say, ‘I love you sweet Jesus,’ every time you hear chimes welcome another hour of the day.” It was little practices like these that taught me as a young child how subtle prayer can grow into something powerful.

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how to pray the rosary  |  pray the rosary

Ten Tips for Cultivating a Love of the Rosary

Rhonda Ortiz shares ten ways you can renew your dedication and love for the Rosary. Beginning with a Confession: The Rosary and she have a love-blah relationship.

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Seasonal Reflections

Send an E-card for Mother's Day!

Mother's Day is Sunday May 10th! Send your special person a special message.

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Learn more about our faith

Four Week Educational Multimedia Series: Catholic Art & Architecture

One year ago today, millions of people from around the world watched in horror as the grand spire of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned to the ground.  Beginning today, join Ave Explores: Art and Architecture as Katie Prejean McGrady and a team of experts in the fields of art, architecture, and iconography reflect on the importance of art and beauty to the Catholic faith.

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Strengthening family unity  |  Why pray?

Family Rosary Prayer Reflections for Good Friday

Frequent readers will recognize our dear Father Leo Polselli, C.S.C. Father Leo has written some beautiful reflections for your special family Rosary prayer on Good Friday … a most unusual Good Friday in the midst of a pandemic. You may use these reflections with your family at home, or with family and loved ones gathered online! Simply forward the document to them ahead of time so they can follow along. (There are helpful notes throughout the document for families new to Rosary prayer.)

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