Weekly Rosary; Hourly Prayer


A wonderful single-decade Rosary for one’s pocket, provided by eBay seller –  rosebead_04.

Here is a handy suggestion from A Book of Marian Prayers: A Compilation of Marian Devotions from the Second to the Twenty-First Century by William Storey http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0829435743/ref=cm_sw_r_udp_awd_c-6etb18ZDQWZ

Over the course of each week: Joyful; Luminous; Sorrowful & Glorious.

The Annunciation of the Lord to Mary
The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ

The Presentation of our Lord
Finding Jesus in the Temple at age 12
The Baptism in the Jordan

The Wedding at Cana
The Proclamation of the Kingdom
The Transfiguration

The Institution of the Eucharist
The Agony of Jesus in the Garden
The Scourging at the Pillar

Jesus is Crowned with Thorns
Jesus Carried the Cross
The Crucifixion of our Lord

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ
The Ascension of Jesus to Heaven
The Descent of the Holy Ghost

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven
Mary is Crowned as Queen of Heaven and Earth


2 responses to “Weekly Rosary; Hourly Prayer

  1. DantheFaithful

    The Rosery was introduced by Peter the Hermit in the year 1090 this was copied from Hindus and Mohammedans.
    The counting of prayers is a pagan practice and is expressly condemned by Christ. At least that’s what Matthew 6:5-13 suggest.
    I plead with you to look into things before using them… After all it was once mentioned that: “the closer you are to religion the further you are from god.”
    Religion is man made and most the time is fallible. You live your life with religion not for it.

    A few things to take notice of.

    Kind regards


    • Hi, Dan.

      Many thanks for getting in touch.

      My belief is that St Dominic received the rosary in 12/13 C.

      There is no worshiping of Mary; each Hail Mary is said as I contemplate the narrative of Jesus’ life across the Gospels. She is asked to intercede for us, in heaven just as she did at Cana. The Hail Mary is derived from the New Testament: salutation and address from an angel from heaven towards a sinless human who would bear the Son of God – and a young, probably frightened girl who said “Yes”.

      To be honest, jamming the bead between two fingers helps keep me on track (;-)

      Remember – St Paul told us in 1 Thessalonians 5:17: “pray without ceasing.” I pray to God and his son, Jesus Christ every day. Incessant pleas to pagan gods is what is being chastised in scripture.

      I’m sure that such repetitive thankfulness and praise is welcomed by God; just as our hearts repetitively beat in assurance of a creator. In the book of Revelation

      “another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.”

      And that’s from the King James Version of the Bible.

      I would recommend the scriptural audio rosary available at:


      Mary is the new ark of the covenant, the new Eve: “All generations will call me blessed”.

      Kind Regards,

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