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

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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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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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Why Is the Rosary Important?

Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh discusses the Catholic tradition and history of praying the Rosary. If someone were to say to you, “Let’s just take a few moments to stop and say 165 prayers while contemplating a special need going on in our lives, or even all the needs going on in the world.” I’m not sure that you or anyone would agree to participate in this kind of exercise. Yet, thousands around the world do exactly that when praying the Holy Rosary. Just what exactly are they hoping to achieve by this and why is it important?

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Reasons We Turn to the Rosary in Prayer

While prayer may not change our circumstances, it will often change our hearts. It brings us closer to God in a way that allows Him to comfort us, guide us, and occasionally reveal His will for us. At the very least, communication with God always brings peace.

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