a doubt, one of the most familiar and beloved prayers within the
tradition of the Roman Catholic Church is the Rosary. But do
Catholics today have a clear comprehension of the benefits of this
the eloquent and inspiring writings of holy men and women who share a
love of, and commitment to, the Marian prayer, Editor Gretchen R.
Crowe makes a compelling case for why praying the Rosary is more
critical in today s 21st-century world than ever before.
the Rosary, Why Now? is
an accessible and inspiring compilation of texts woven together with
personal anecdotes that outline eight persuasive reasons why the
Rosary should be an essential part of every Catholic s life.
need the Rosary …
break through the noise... with Cardinal Albino Luciani (Pope John
a deeper devotion to the Church... with Venerable Fulton J. Sheen
strengthen families... with Father Patrick Peyton, the Rosary priest
an increase in Christian discipleship... with Pope St. John Paul II
for peace in the world... with Father Hubert F. Schiffer, S.J.
a weapon against evil... with Venerable Pope Pius XII to combat
secularism... with Pope Leo XIII
become saints... with Pope St. John XXIII, St. Teresa of Calcutta,
Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, and many more