Category Archives: rosary

Rosary Step 1 – Learning the Prayers

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! My husband and I started praying the rosary together before we were married.  When we first started having kids we would pray the rosary as a family after supper before the kids went to bed.  When our oldest was not even walking yet, we …

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

source Hi, I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! While praying this morning, I had the distinct impression of me sitting at the feet of Jesus.  I pictured those who sat at the feet of Jesus before me:  His parents, the teachers in the synagogue when He was only 12, His disciples, and …

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Praying with a Baby and Littles

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I recently encountered the question in a Catholic Mothers’ Facebook group, “What kind of shape does your prayer time take when you have your baby & littles around?” I didn’t have to think long to come up with my answer. We’ve always prayed a rosary …

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Morning Prayer

  Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I wake up in the mornings and I immediately start thinking of all the things that need to get completed that day.  I’m making lists in my head, then transferring them onto paper…first, so that I can prioritize and second, so I don’t …

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Our Lady of Fatima – May 13th

Click HERE to get your copy of the above colouring page. May 13th, 1917, in the middle of World War I, Mary appeared to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal – Lucia and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco.  Appearing six times, Mary stressed the importance of praying the rosary. On May 13th, 1981, on the Feast …

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Rosary: Glorious Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The GLORIOUS MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Resurrection 2)  The Ascension of Jesus 3)  The Descent of the Holy Spirit 4)  The Assumption of Mary 5)  The Coronation of Mary They are to prayed on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sunday, or daily with the other mysteries.  

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Rosary: Sorrowful Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The SORROWFUL MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Agony in the Garden 2)  The Scourging at the Pillar 3)  The Crowning with Thorns 4)  The Carrying of the Cross 5)  The Crucifixion They are to be prayed on Tuesdays and Fridays, or daily with the other mysteries.

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Rosary: Luminous Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The LUMINOUS MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Baptism in the River Jordan 2)  The Wedding at Cana 3)  Proclamation of the Kingdom of God 4)  The Transfiguration 5)  The Institution of the Eucharist They are to be prayed on Thursdays, or daily with the other …

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Rosary: Joyful Mysteries

The rosary is broken down into 4 sets of 5 mysteries each. The JOYFUL MYSTERIES are: 1)  The Annunciation 2) The Visitation 3) The Nativity 4) The Presentation 5) The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple They are to be prayed on Mondays, or daily with the other mysteries.

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Challenge: Lift Your Neighbours up in Prayer

I walk in the mornings.  I pray the rosary while walking.  Recently I have felt that as I walk down the street of my small town, that Mary’s mantle is settling on the homes as I pass by them.  This mantle will protect her people from evil.  She will fight as Queen of Heaven and …

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