“…let them cling more and more to the practice of the Rosary, to that devotion which our ancestors were in the habit of practicing, not only as an ever-ready remedy for their misfortunes, but as a whole badge of Christian piety.” ~Pope Leo XIII, 1883 The following post contains the text of the first of eleven (!)…
Padre Pio: Rosary Promoter
~Since I never tire of reading this post which is loaded with the thoughts of Padre Pio regarding the Holy Rosary, I am re-posting it today (with edits). Padre Pio was tested and found saintly. We may rely on his advice. ~SCF “…If we do what we have always done, what our fathers did before us, we cannot go wrong.…
Isabelle and Her Rosary
“The most extraordinary thing in the world is an ordinary man and an ordinary woman and their ordinary children.” ― G.K. Chesterton (b. 1874- d. 1936) I spoke to a friend yesterday who told me an inspiring story of her Catholic Slovenian grandmother, Isabelle, and her Rosary. The story is as follows: Isabelle (b. 1901- d. 1997) immigrated to the…
“The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God’s paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle – and not lose it.” ~G.K. Chesterton (b. 1874- d. 1936) Indeed. Fr. Peter Damien Fehlner (b. 1931- d. 2018) spoke of the difficulties of the Christian life, of the battle, in the following homily which was titled, Hope in Difficult Times:…
Pope Pius X on the Rosary
Today, in the traditional calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope St. Pius X is honored. Pope Pius X said the following: “If there were one million families praying the Rosary every day, the entire world would be saved.” Let us pray the Rosary every day. Pope St. Pius X, pray for us! ~SCF ~Image: Pope St. Pius X.