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Rosary

All about the most popular Marian Catholic devotion, and other Rosary-based prayers.

Did St. Dominic invent the Rosary?

The history of the Rosary is a complicated one, involving 2 different Dominics, Marian apparitions and popular devotions that developed over time.

Join the Assumption Rosary Rally for peace on August 15!

Join the international Aleteia community in praying the Rosary for healing, peace and radical transformation this August 15.

Photo of doctor praying the Rosary in COVID-19 hospital goes viral

Faith and grace carry this doctor through the challenge of healing patients in an overwhelmed healthcare system.

On today’s feast, pray for priests, especially Pope Francis

As we turn to the Sacred Heart, we are invited to offer the Rosary for the Holy Father.

What is the purpose of the Rosary?

The beads of the Rosary help count prayers, but are also designed as a meditative aid bringing you closer to Jesus.

Actor Eduardo Verástegui on John Paul II and being pro-life

Aleteia talks to the actor, musician and film producer.

Actor Eduardo Verastegui urged people to pray the rosary on Pentecost

Through Instagram, Eduardo asked, “Dear family, I want to invite you to crown our Blessed Mother, the Virgin Mary, on May 31, the day of Pentecost."

Meditate on Pentecost with this simple exercise

This method breaks down the events of Pentecost into bite-sized meditations for use during the Rosary.

Pope ends worldwide Rosary calling on Our Lady of Guadalupe

Some 50 Shrines join with Francis in asking Mary to pray for an end of the pandemic.

Those most affected by COVID-19 will help pope lead Saturday Rosary (11:30 am EDT)

Click above to pray with the Holy Father for the end of the pandemic

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