Probably the finest book ever written about the Rosary; appeals to all ages. Shows the great spiritual power of the Rosary, which is appreciated by few. Tells why the Rosary is the most important private prayer. Canon William says of De Montfort's book, "It goes far beyond mere research. We might say that it contains everything that can be said about the Rosary -- its content and form, its real worth, about the instruction necessary for its appreciation and use." Over 5,300,000 sold!
The Admirable Secret of the Rosary is a book about the Holy Rosary written by Saint Louis de Montfort a French priest and Catholic saint who died in 1716. The English translation of the book bears the Imprimatur of Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. The book revolves around the views of the rosary and the power of the rosary and consists of a number of short sections called Roses each being about one or two pages long. Each Rose discusses a separate viewpoint about the Rosary and may be addressed to a different cross section of the audience, e.g. priests versus lay people.
This is an early Christian 'how to' book, written to help anyone discover rosary prayer. St. Louis de Mountfort explains its power for good, but he also gives the reader methods to overcome tedium and lack of motivation. Divided into short chapters or 'Roses' it can be read as a daily prayer book. An invaluable guide to rosary prayer.
This book seeks to explain in reader-friendly terms the controversial 'Third Secret' of Fatima as released by the Catholic Church on June 26, 2000. Included in this work is the commentary written by Cardinal Ratzinger and titled, 'The Message of Fatima.' Discover the increasingly important role private revelation plays in the lives of Christians worldwide.
Champions of the Rosary, by bestselling author Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, tells the powerful story of the history of the Rosary and the champions of this devotion. The Rosary is a spiritual sword with the power to conquer sin, defeat evil, and bring about peace. Read this book to deepen your understanding and love for praying the Rosary. Endorsed by 30 bishops from around the world!
This work by St. Louis de Montfort is one of his most important writings. He describes the many benefits of the Rosary and how to say it with true devotion. Note this book is combined with The Secret of Mary, Love of Eternal Wisdom and Friends of the Cross in a collection called Writings of Saint Louis de Montfort for less than $12.ART I - WHAT THE ROSARY IS First Rose The prayers of the Rosary A White Rose A Red Rose A Mystical Rose Tree God Alone A Rosebud FIRST DECADE The surpassing merit of the Rosary as seen in its origin and name. First Rose: Prayers Second Rose: Origin and Name Third Rose: Saint Dominic Fourth Rose: Blessed Alan de la Roche Fifth Rose: Confraternity Sixth Rose: Mary's Psalter Seventh Rose: Crown of Roses Eighth Rose: Marvels of the Rosary Ninth Rose: Enemies Tenth Rose: Miracles SECOND DECADE The surpassing merit of the Rosary as seen in the prayers which compose it. Eleventh Rose: The Creed Twelfth Rose: The Our Father Thirteenth Rose: Our Father Part 2 Fourteenth Rose: Our Father Part 3 Fifteenth Rose: Hail Mary Sixteenth Rose: Hail Mary – Beauty Seventeenth Rose: Hail Mary - Fruits Eighteenth Rose: Hail Mary – Blessings Nineteenth Rose: Happy Exchange Twentieth Rose: Brief explanation of the Hail Mary THIRD DECADE The surpassing merit of the holy Rosary as a meditation on the life and passion of our Lord Jesus Christ Twenty-first Rose: The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary Twenty-second Rose: The Meditation of the Mysteries makes us resemble Jesus Twenty-third Rose: The Rosary is a Memorial of the Life and Death of Jesus Twenty-fourth Rose: Meditation on the Mysteries of the Rosary is a great means of perfection Twenty-fifth Rose: The Riches of Holiness contained in the Prayers and Meditations of the Rosary Twenty-sixth Rose: Sublime Prayer Twenty-seventh Rose: Benefits Twenty-eighth Rose: Salutary Effects Twenty-ninth Rose: Means of Salvation Thirtieth Rose: Confraternity Privileges FOURTH DECADE The surpassing merit of the holy Rosary as seen in the wonders God has worked through it. Thirty-first Rose: Blanche of Castille - Alphonsus VIII Thirty-second Rose: Don Perez Thirty-third Rose: A Diabolical Possession Thirty-fourth Rose: Simone de Mortfort, Alan de Lanvallay, And Othere Thirty-fifth Rose: Cardinal Pierre Thirty-sixth Rose: Freed From Satan Thirty-seventh Rose: A Monastery Reformed Thirty-eighth Rose: A Bishop's Devotion Thirty-ninth Rose: A Parish Transformed Fortieth Rose: Admirable Effects FIFTH DECADE How to say the Rosary worthily Forty-first Rose: Purity of Intention Forty-second Rose: With Attention Forty-third Rose: Fighting Distractions Forty-fourth Rose: A Good Method Forty-fifth Rose: With Reverence Forty-sixth Rose: Group Recitation Forty-seventh Rose: Proper Dispositions Forty-eighth Rose: Perseverance Forty-ninth Rose: Indulgences Fiftieth Rose: Various Methods Methods of Saying the Most Holy Rosary so as to Draw Upon Our Souls the Grace of the Mysteries of the Life, Passion and Glory of Jesus and Mary
A detailed and readable study of the rosary in its various forms has long been needed. Miller's book fills a real need for the many who wish to take their devotion and prayer lives to new depths, to understand the perennial importance of Christian meditation, and to understand more fully the tradition to which they belong.