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Tips for Praying the Rosary
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Tips for Praying the Rosary
following tips may help you make the most of praying the Rosary:
focusing more on the mysteries than on the actual prayers. (Note
that we are not suggesting that it is wrong to focus on the
prayers themselves. We are instead suggesting that placing one's
primary focus on the mysteries may be helpful to contemplation of
the Holy Spirit before praying the Rosary. Be sure to ask for the
virtues / graces associated with each mystery (click here
for mysteries / virtues)
use of traditional artwork to focus your mind on the
mysteries of the Rosary. [Note: For rosary mysteries coloring
click here (Catholic Fun & Activities Section)]
a blessed rosary. Some blessed rosaries may be associated
with additional benefits (e.g. special indulgences). [Click here
for more information]
distractions by praying in a quiet location.
during times you are least likely to get interrupted or be
is the most desirable posture for saying the Rosary (for those
who are physically able) and may help reduce distractions.
may offer up your Rosary for a specific person, intention, etc. Even
distractions may be offered up!
saying a "Scriptural Rosary" to help you focus on
the mysteries. When praying the Scriptural Rosary, there are 10
relevant Scripture quotes for each mystery of the Rosary. By
focusing on these biblical passages, you may be more likely to avoid
distraction. [Note: Click here
for selected Scripture references]
meditating on a mystery of the Rosary, also meditate on the
'virtues' associated with each decade (click here
for mysteries / virtues).
contemplating a mystery, try imagining that you were actually there
when the event occurred.
the Rosary with your whole family (click here
for 'Family Rosary' Reflections).
saying the Rosary in a group (i.e. after Mass).
a moment at the beginning of each decade to reflect on the mystery
is represents. This may help you focus on the mystery itself and
Try praying the Rosary slowly. The Rosary said slowly may be
especially powerful for meditation & reflection.
Rosary beads are unavailable, try using your fingers to count.
times when you can't use rosary beads, consider a rosary ring or a
credit card size rosary.
following along with a good traditional book while praying the
Rosary. Some have meditations, artwork, etc. Especially helpful
may be traditional books written by saints devoted to the Rosary.
you are unable to pray a full Rosary on some occasion, you may pray
as many decades as you can. Or, if you are new to the Rosary and
wish to start slowly, you can begin by saying a decade (or two or
three) each day.
are numerous books, screen savers, web
sites, tapes, pictures, etc. which may
help you make the most of the Rosary. Try the Commercial Sections or
Web Links for more information.
Rosary beads around a doorknob (if safe) to remind
yourself to pray the Rosary often.
praying and you'll get better with
time. Don't ever give up! Even if you find that you
are upset by distractions, be sure to persevere. You may even offer
up the distraction itself! Should you find it difficult to pray
the Rosary on your own, consider joining a group.
a commitment to pray the Rosary daily! You'll be glad you did!
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Visitor Tip: "Encouraging others to pray a Rosary with
you: Set specific times and or days to invite others to join in and
pray a rosary. As part of a group you will make more effort to
Visitor Tip: "While saying the Rosary, I kept in my hand,
both the cross, and my scapular. To my mind I was paying tribute to
both Our Lord and Holy Mother of God. I say the Rosary every morning
in this manner. It certainly helps me to focus on my prayers.
Possible it may help others too." (Joe Sr.)
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