• Prayer,  Rosary

    Rosary Meditations II

    Here are some brief meditations on the Mysteries of the holy Rosary. Each Mystery focuses on one brief line from Scripture as the starting point for meditation – the meditation is the soul of the Rosary, even as the words of the prayers are it’s body. It can only truly come to life when both parts are present. I hope you might find these simple meditations beneficial. The Joyful Mysteries The Annunciation “Let it be done unto me as you have said” – Luke 1:38 Lord, grant us the humility and trust of the Blessed Virgin; like Her, may we place our own desires and wishes far behind those You…

  • Prayer,  Rosary

    Rosary Meditations I

    THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES The Annunciation Dearest Mother, what joy filled Your Immaculate Heart as the Angel announced God’s plan to bring His Son into the world through You. This was entirely dependent upon Your freely-given consent – and this You gave whole-heartedly, expressing Your profound humility before the Lord. Pray for us that we, too, might seek nothing other than the will of God in our lives – and spare nothing of ourselves in seeking and obtaining it. The Visitation Dearest Mother, in a spirit of quiet charity, You went with haste to help Elizabeth in her need. In doing so, this moment became an opportunity to glorify the Lord,…