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My Handmade Rosary, “Mary’s Mantle”

I created two blue rosaries last night, one for myself, and one for my Papa! I call them "Mary's Mantle Rosaries" because of their blue, regal colour. I used links to connect all of the beads together, and I am thrilled with the outcome. The materials cost about $17 per rosary, and I feel like… Continue reading My Handmade Rosary, “Mary’s Mantle”

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Catholic Travel Box

Hey everyone! So, I have some interesting news. I am staying at a long-term hotel for a month! We're moving into a new house, and have a month in between houses (the family we're buying from won't be moving out till the end of August), and boy do I miss my little Jesus table (also… Continue reading Catholic Travel Box

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How to Pray the Rosary (a spoof of sorts)

Step One: Get motivated by all the awesome pinterest pins about how awesome the rosary is. You know the ones. The ones that compare it to a nuke, a bouquet of roses for Mary, etc. Step Two: Decide you want to pray the rosary. Step Three: Find your rosary (see this post for the full… Continue reading How to Pray the Rosary (a spoof of sorts)

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How to Find a Lost Rosary, and Other Blessed Objects.

Step One: begin to freak out and frantically search through your room. Step Two: Search the rest of the house, only to find other rosaries in similar cases, or the case of the rosary, but no rosary. Step Three: Find random medals, prayer cards, and holy imagery in the drawers of your little sister's room,… Continue reading How to Find a Lost Rosary, and Other Blessed Objects.

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When You Can Pray the Rosary During Your Hectic Day

I love the Rosary! I have tons of posts on it, and often allude to it. Here are some fun times you can pray the Rosary. At a doctor's appointment. Before, during (yes, there are times when the doctor is out of the room for a short span of time), and on the way there… Continue reading When You Can Pray the Rosary During Your Hectic Day

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“Olive Wood Pro” Rosary Review

Hello readers! Today I have a review for you, consisting of the Rosary I got a few months ago. It's from Olive Wood Pro, and was $9.99 with free shipping at the time. It looks like it's still that price, but since I bought mine off their ebay page, I'm not certain as to the… Continue reading “Olive Wood Pro” Rosary Review

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Seven Sorrow of Mary Chaplet

The Seven Sorrows of Mary Chaplet, similar to the Franciscan Crown (or Seraphic) Rosary, is a set of prayers and meditations meant to help you reflect on the life of Mary. ¬†Through each meditation, you can really begin to see Jesus' life through her eyes, which ultimately leads us closer to Christ, and helps us… Continue reading Seven Sorrow of Mary Chaplet