A Daily Quote to Inspire Your Catholic Faith
“The rosary, though clearly Marian in character, is at a heart a Christ-centered prayer. It has all the depth of the gospel message in its entirety. It is an echo of the prayer of Mary, her perennial Magnificat for the work of the redemptive Incarnation which began in her virginal womb…It can be said that the rosary is, in some sense, a prayer-commentary on the final chapter of the Vatican II Constitution Lumen Gentium, a chapter that discusses the wondrous presence of the Mother of God in the mystery of Christ and the Church” (St. John Paul II, Apostolic Letter, The Rosary of the Virgin Mary).
The Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary is October 7.
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