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Fr. Patrick Peyton. Courtesy of Holy Cross Family Ministries.

Why hundreds are still drawn to the powerful legacy of the 'Rosary Priest'

Nearly three decades after his death, Father Patrick Peyton still receives fan mail. Read more

Pope Francis prays before the crowned image of Mary, Undoer of Knots, in the Vatican Gardens, May 31, 2021.

Pope Francis turns to Mary, Undoer of Knots, at end of rosary marathon for end to pandemic

Thirty shrines worldwide took turns leading the month-long prayer event. Read more

A detail from a portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots by François Clouet, 1560.

Theft of Mary Queen of Scots’ rosary a ‘tragic loss’ for Catholic history

Thieves stole the rosary and other items worth more than $1.4 million from Arundel Castle in southern England. Read more

A statue of Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Medjugorje to host global rosary marathon for end to pandemic

Catholics gathering in the town on May 15 will offer the rosary “for all migrants.” Read more

The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, northern Israel.

Rosary marathon: Nazareth’s Basilica of the Annunciation leads prayer for expectant women and unborn

The basilica marks the spot where tradition holds that the Angel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. Read more

The icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland.

Polish Catholic shrine leads global prayer marathon for end of pandemic

May 3 marks the Feast of the Most Holy Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland, and Constitution Day, a national holiday. Read more

Pope Francis prays the rosary in the Gregorian Chapel in St. Peter's Basilica May 1, 2021.

'Hope for the future': Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic

"Mother of Help, welcome us under your mantle and protect us, sustain us in the hour of trial, and ignite... Read more

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley.

‘Rosary bishop’ says Pope Francis’ May prayer marathon feels like ‘divine confirmation’

“This is what we ourselves had been doing, starting three years ago,” said Bishop John Keenan. Read more

Vatican dedicates May to global rosary ‘marathon’ for end of COVID-19

The month-long “prayer marathon” will involve 30 Catholic shrines worldwide Read more

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati.

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati’s 120th birthday marked with rosary for chastity

To mark the birth of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati 120 years ago today, three Italian groups are inviting Catholics to... Read more

A promotional image for the “Rosary to the Gates of Heaven.”

Polish pro-lifers launch global rosary initiative

Polish pro-lifers are inviting Catholics around the world to join a global rosary initiative that launched on Sunday.  Read more

Children pray the rosary.

Campaign seeks to unite a million children in praying the rosary

A Catholic charity hopes to bring together a million children worldwide to pray the rosary this Sunday.  Read more

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‘It places Christ at the center’: All-Ireland Primate’s rosary crusade against COVID-19

The Primate of All Ireland has launched a nationwide Family Rosary Crusade, encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary daily in... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez leads a "virtual rosary" Oct. 7.

In virtual rosary, US bishops ask Mary to intercede for America

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), led a ‘virtual rosary’ Wednesday... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his general audience address in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican, Oct. 7, 2020.

Pope Francis: Rediscover the beauty of the rosary

Pope Francis invited Catholics to rediscover the beauty of the rosary prayer this month, encouraging people to carry a rosary... Read more

Pope Francis. Courtesy: Worldpriest

Pope Francis blesses global rosary relay for priests

Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to a worldwide rosary relay for priests.   Read more

Pope Francis prays at the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens May 30, 2020.

Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic during rosary with world’s shrines

Pope Francis asked the Virgin Mary to intercede for an end to “this terrible pandemic” as he recited the rosary... Read more

People wearing face masks carry the statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the shrine in Portugal May 13, 2020.

At empty shrine, Fatima cardinal says Church is spiritually united with Mary

For the first time in its history the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima celebrated the May 13 anniversary of... Read more

Pope Francis holds a rosary during a general audience Aug. 7, 2019.

Pope Francis urges Catholics to unite through praying the rosary in May

Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers... Read more

Cardinal Peter Turkson visits Agostino Gemelli University Policlinic in Rome. Copyright: Vatican Media

Cardinal Turkson brings rosaries to Rome hospital treating coronavirus patients

Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Rome’s largest hospital on Friday, encouraging staff and handing out rosaries blessed by Pope Francis.  Read more