S+L logo

Is it necessary to pray the Rosary?

May 10, 2012
Grown up in Portugal I always was told that our lady asked the three little shepherds in Fatima to say the rosary every day but some times we know that this just is not enough! And as I grew up, I learned how much the rosary has an effect and how much it helps on each one’s spiritual growth.
For me it became a ritual every morning when I was going to school and even now on my way to work I pray to our Mother to bless my day, to stay with me and also to offer to Her the first moments of my day.
The Rosary is a powerful prayer and for me thinking on a question of obligation when it comes to faith is always difficult to accept. I think we should understand what the Church asks us and why? And once more when you start praying and seeing the effects it has on your life you feel God! This really helps me.
So the rosary is a form of prayer and to understand it and to know more about it Pedro invited  Fr. James Phalan CSC, Director of Family Rosary International to help us to answer the question is it necessary to pray the rosary?
Join us for this discussion, Friday on Perspectives: The Weekly Edition at 7 and 11pm ET / 8pm PT. In the meantime, take part in the discussion on Facebook.

Related posts

Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple at Jerusalem
FacebookTwitter
A Reflection on te Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple at Jerusalem: November 21, 2018 by Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. ...read more
Vatican Connections: Pope Suprises Volunteers at a Make shift Clinic at St. Peter's Square. ...read more
Red Wednesday will be taking place in dioceses across Canada on Wednesday, November 21. Through dozens of events, local parishes and Aid to the Church in Need hope to educate Canadians about the 200 m ...read more
The King Who Did Not Bow Down
FacebookTwitter
Solemnity of Christ the King, Year B – Sunday, November 25th, 2018 The liturgical year ends with the Solemnity of Christ the King. In John’s poignant trial scene of Pilate and Jesus (18:33 ...read more
Hear are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today with Fr. Mathew Gworek on Perspectives Daily. (Nov. 19) ...read more