Monday, October 8, 2012

Benedict XVI: Rediscover the Rosary

In the Year of Faith, which begins on 11 October, the anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, we need to rediscover the Rosary. This Pope Benedict XVI's Angelus message to the faithful this Sunday. The Pope's words were inspired by the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary marked by the traditional high Supplication to Mary in Pompeii. With the Rosary, we allow ourselves to be guided by Mary, model of faith, in meditating on the mysteries of Christ, and day after day we are helped to assimilate the Gospel, so that it shapes all our lives. Pope Benedict invited all believers to pray the Rosary personally, in the family and in the community, learning at the school of Mary, which leads us to ...