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Prayer to Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary

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Philip Kosloski - published on 10/06/21 - updated on 10/04/23

Ask Mary to accompany you in the recitation of the rosary and inspire you to take your prayer into your daily actions.

The rosary is a beloved prayer among Catholics around the world. It is a meditative aid that can bring people closer to Jesus, through his mother, Mary.

Here is a prayer from the early 20th century that asks the Virgin Mary to accompany us in our recitation of the rosary.

O Virgin Mary, grant that the recitation of thy Rosary may be for me each day, in the midst of my manifold duties, a bond of unity in my actions, a tribute of filial piety, a sweet refreshment, an encouragement to walk joyfully along the path of duty. Grant, above all, O Virgin Mary, that the study of thy fifteen mysteries may form in my soul, little by little, a luminous atmosphere, pure, strengthening, and fragrant, which may penetrate my understanding, my will, my heart, my memory, my imagination, my whole being. So shall I acquire the habit of praying while I work, without the aid of formal prayers, by interior acts of admiration and of supplication, or by aspirations of love. I ask this of thee, O Queen of the holy Rosary, through Saint Dominic, thy son of predilection, the renowned preacher of thy mysteries, and the faithful imitator of thy virtues. Amen.

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