Mysteries of Hope

The holy Rosary is a very adaptable prayer, a prayer suitable for every need and occasion, as the Saints and the Popes tell us over and over. And they are right, as I was reminded this evening. This has been a difficult day for all of us here in Scotland and in the...

The Challenge of the Rosary

Our Holy Father Pope Francis tells us that “If prayer isn’t courageous, it isn’t Christian,” and he reminds us that “if prayer does not gather the joys and sorrows, the hopes and the anxieties of humanity, it becomes a...

A Joyful Meditation

Sometimes when we use the same prayer over and over, we can sometimes feel a little ‘stuck’ – it can be difficult to find a new meditation for something with which we are already very familiar. With this in mind, and aimed particularly at those who...

With Mary, Through Mary

“One thing is clear; although the repeated Hail Mary is addressed directly to Mary, it is to Jesus that the act of love is ultimately addressed, with Her and through Her.” – St John Paul, ‘Rosarium Virginis Mariae’ A Rosary is a very...

Her Little Gifts

“O Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fire of Hell, and lead all souls to Heaven – especially those in most need.” – Our Lady of Fatima Like all good mothers, the Blessed Virgin Mary cares very deeply for Her children. She is...

Appeal To The Heart

“Almost at the same time, there came out of the interior of the grotto a golden coloured cloud, and soon after a Lady, young and beautiful, exceedingly beautiful, the like of whom I had never seen before, came and placed Herself at the entrance of the opening,...

Mysteries of Light

“This addition of these new mysteries.. is meant to give it fresh life and to enkindle renewed interest in the Rosary’s place within Christian spirituality as a true doorway to the depths of the Heart of Christ” – Pope St John Paul II Writing...

Papal Rosary Prayers

“I want to encourage everyone to rediscover the beauty of praying the Rosary at home in the month of May.” – Pope Francis  Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the faithful for the month of May 2020   Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is...

Meditations on Mary

“I myself have often encouraged the frequent recitation of the Rosary. From my youthful years, this prayer has held an important place in my spiritual life.. The Rosary has accompanied me in moments of joy and in moments of difficulty. To it, I have entrusted...