126 pages – Suggested weeks to complete 6-9 weeks minimum
Table of Contents
Chapter One – From Dominic to John Paul II: The Rosary in History and Today
Chapter Two – Contemplating Christ with Mary: A Survey of Marian Doctrine and Christian Prayer
Chapter Three – Christ’s First Disciple: Mary as Teacher and Model
Chapter Four – The Mysteries of the Rosary, Part I: From Nazareth to Calvary
Chapter Five – The Mysteries of the Rosary, Part II: From Tomb to Today
Chapter Six – Assimilating the Mystery: Helps, Methods, and Fruits
A sample two-hour session
7:00 p.m. – Hellos
7:15–7:20 p.m. – Opening Prayer
7:20–7:40 p.m. – Read
7:40–8:00 p.m. – Discuss
8:00 p.m. – Break
8:10–8:30 p.m. – Read
8:30–8:50 p.m. – Discuss
8:50 p.m. – Closing Prayers/Announcements
9:00 p.m. – Goodbyes
- Listen to an audio version of Chapter 1 of Rosarium Virginis Mariae
- Pray the Rosary with Endow
- Pray the Litany of Loreto
- A Litany of Healing for Families
- Our Lady of the Rosary & The Battle of Lepanto: October 7, 1571- A Conversation with Steve Weidenkopf
- Rosarium Virginis Mariae Online Study Recordings
- Rosarium Virginis Mariae YouTube Playlist
- Writings of John Paul II YouTube Playlist
- On Prayer & Healing YouTube Playlist
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I am done being a cafeteria Catholic.Ana
Dive into the timeless riches of the Rosary from the perspective Pope Saint John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter written in 2002, Rosarium Virginis Mariae. One of the greatest gifts of our Faith is our relationship with Mary, the Mother of God. The Rosary invites us into deeper prayer with Jesus through the meditating on his life and mission. If you have never prayed a Rosary or if you pray one every day, this study will invite you deeper into the mystery of the Incarnation, the life of Christ, reignite your relationship with Mary and bring graces and blessings into your life and the lives of those around you.
Navigating the study
Each chapter is divided into three sections. For a more leisurely 9 week study, groups can work through two of the three sections. For a 6 week study, groups can either move through the sections more rapidly or are selective about which sections to complete. It is not expected that all the questions should be answered in one session or at all.
The commentary for this study was written by Emily Stimpson Chapman, who also wrote our studies on Letter to Women, Humanae Vitae (Of Human Life), Setting the World Ablaze: St. Catherine of Siena, and St. Hildegard of Bingen -Discovering the Doctors of the Church.
How to get started
Step one – Register your group
Step two – Subscribe to the Endow Newsletter and ask your group to do the same!
Step three – Join us for our next virtual event. Check out our Events page.
The Endow team is here to support you in studying this important document! For an initial 20-minute Zoom meeting with us, please contact [email protected] with the subject line “Mentoring meeting”
We are here to support you
Throughout your study, as spiritual, theological, or pastoral questions arise, please contact Simone Rizkallah, Director of Program Growth, for support and additional resources to answer any questions that may arise! Please also consider emailing her testimonies from your group! We love to hear what the Lord is doing with your women!
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