Le Rosaire est une prière universelle, utilisée en presque toutes les langues et dans la plupart des pays. Comment faire adopter cette prière à tout le monde?. Les mystères glorieux constituent la dernière des quatre séries de cinq mystères médités dans la prière catholique du Rosaire. . En cas de réutilisation des textes de cette page, voyez comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. 7 oct. Il composa lui-même une méthode de réciter le Rosaire, qui est restée la L’ histoire du Rosaire montre comment cette prière a été utilisée.

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Without this contemplative dimension, it would lose its meaning, as Pope Paul VI clearly pointed out: The repetition is nourished by the desire to be conformed ever more completely to Christ, the true programme of the Christian life.

So extreme are our spiritual miseries and wants that we never present ourselves in prayer before Almighty God, but we make it one part of our addresses to implore his mercy and graces with the greatest earnestness possible, and the deepest sense of our wants.

See Trithemius, de Script. So great is the sweetness of this blessed salutation, that it is not to be expressed in words, but remains deeper in the heart than can be fathomed. At times when Christianity itself seemed under threat, its recited was attributed to the power of this prayer, and Our Lady of the Rosary was acclaimed as the one whose intercession brought salvation. It was anciently an extraordinary thing if an angel appeared to one of the patriarchs and prophets, and then he was received with great veneration and honour, being by nature and grace exalted above them; but when the Archangel Gabriel visited Mary, he was struck at her exalted dignity and pre-eminence, and approached and saluted her with admiration and respect.

The Rosary of the Virgin Mary, which gradually took form in the second millennium under the guidance of the Spirit of God, is a prayer loved by countless Saints and encouraged by the Magisterium.

In Russian monasteries the rosary is usually said five times a day, while in the recitation of it the “great reverences” are reduced to ten, the remainder being simply sixty “little reverences” bowing of the head no further than the waist and sixty recitations of the penitential form of the prescribed prayer. Reciiter us do so, especially this year, as a means of confirming the direction outlined in commet Apostolic Letter Novo Millennio Ineuntefrom which the pastoral plans of so many particular Churches have drawn inspiration as they look to the immediate future.

Yet it is clear — and this applies all the more if the new series of mysteria lucis is included — that many people will not be able to recite more than a part of the Rosary, according to a certain weekly pattern. These suggestions, while respecting the well-established structure of this prayer, are intended to help the faithful to understand it in the richness of its symbolism and in harmony with the roswire of daily life.


For this we address ourselves in the first place to the Blessed Virgin, as the refuge of the afflicted and sinners. Today we are facing new challenges. He is much more intimately with all his just, inasmuch as he dwells in them by his grace, and manifests in them the most gracious effects of his goodness and power; but the Blessed Virgin being full of grace, and most agreeable in his eyes above all other mere creatures; having also the closest union with Christ as his Mother, and burning with more than seraphic charity, she is his most beloved tabernacle, and he commeny her with the special effects of his extraordinary presence, displaying in her his boundless munificence, power, and love.

How to Pray the Rosary

On which account this prayer is chiefly an excellent doxology for the great mystery of the Incarnation. The sequence of meditations begins with Gethsemane, fosaire Christ experiences a moment of great anguish before the will of the Father, against which the weakness of the flesh would be tempted to rosairee.

The first Bulls speak of this authorship with some reserve: The use of the prayer-knots or prayer-beads originated from the fact that monksaccording to the rule of St.

AAS 6 The objection so often made against its “vain repetitions” is felt by none but those who have failed to realize how entirely the spirit of the exercise lies in the meditation upon the fundamental mysteries of our faith.

Two considerations strongly support the view of the Rosary tradition just expounded. The grave challenges confronting the world at the start of this new Millennium lead us to think that only an intervention from on high, capable of guiding the hearts of those living in situations of conflict and those governing the destinies of nations, can give reason to hope for a brighter future.

If we needed evidence for this from the Gospel, we could easily find it in the touching dialogue between Christ and Peter after the Resurrection: Mary rosairee only in Christ and for Christ!

Over and above the specific meaning of this passage, so important for Peter’s mission, none can fail to recognize the beauty of this triple repetition, in which the insistent request and the corresponding reply are expressed in terms familiar from the universal experience of human love. The Rosary retains all its power and continues to be a valuable pastoral resource for every good evangelizer.


The Rosary can be recited in full risaire day, and there are those who most laudably do so. Remembering Christ with Mary.

I leave this pastoral proposal to the initiative reciteer each ecclesial community. To others, God deals out portions of his grace according to an inferior measure; but Mary was to be prepared to become mother of the author of grace. Mary’s prophecy here finds its fulfilment: Francis Xavier and his companions were equally astonished to see that rosaries were universally familiar to the Buddhists of Japan. Through the Rosary the faithful receive abundant grace, as though from the very hands of the Mother of the Redeemer.


Parents are finding it ever more difficult to follow the lives of their children as they grow to maturity. The Bible is an account of saving events culminating in Christ himself. Proclaiming Christ with Mary. The mystery of light par excellence is the Transfiguration, traditionally believed to have taken place on Mount Tabor.

The intercourse of the Western peoples of the Latin Rite with those of the Eastern Rite at the beginning of the Crusades caused the practice of saying prayers upon knots or beads to become widely diffused among the monastic houses of the Latin Churchalthough the practice had been observed in some instances before that date.

At the most superficial level, the beads often become a simple counting mechanism to mark the succession of Hail Marys. Agnes” is a pure blunder “The Month”, Feb.

Mystères glorieux

The passage in question gives directions how fifty Aves are to be said divided into sets of ten, with prostrations and other marks of reverence. If you begin to sink in the gulf of melancholy and despair, think on Mary. Mary is truly called blessed above all other women, she having been herself always preserved from the least stain of sin, and having been the happy instrument of God in converting the maledictions laid on all mankind into blessings.

We must, therefore, mention our guilt with the most profound sentiments of confusion and compunction. Certainly the whole mystery of Christ is a mystery of light. Yet the role she assumed at Cana in some way accompanies Christ throughout his ministry.

And the name of the virgin was Mary. It is difficult to prove a negative, but Father T. In order to receive that revelation, attentive listening is indispensable: Christian spirituality is distinguished by the disciple’s commitment to become conformed ever more fully to his Master cf.

One drawback of a society dominated by technology and the mass media is the fact that silence becomes increasingly difficult to achieve. Finally, how could one possibly gaze upon the glory of the Risen Christ or of Mary Queen of Heaven, without yearning to make this world more beautiful, more just, more closely conformed to God’s plan?

Already in the thirteenth century the manufacturers of these articles, who were known as “paternosterers”, almost everywhere formed a recognized craft guild of considerable importance.

Our personal concerns and those of our neighbour, especially those who are closest to us, who are dearest to us. The heavens rejoice, and all the earth ought to stand amazed, when I say, Hail Mary. This is not to say, however, that the method cannot be improved.

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