How To Pray The Rosary As A Pathway To Contemplation

How To Pray The Rosary As A Pathway To Contemplation

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by Kathryn Marcellino
     
 

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"How to Pray the Rosary as a Pathway to Contemplation" contains Scripture passages and beautiful art to use as an aid in meditating on the twenty mysteries of the rosary, which are Gospel events from the lives of Jesus and Mary.

Inspired by Pope John Paul II's Apostolic Letter on "The Rosary of the Virgin Mary", this book gives instructions on how to pray the

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"How to Pray the Rosary as a Pathway to Contemplation" contains Scripture passages and beautiful art to use as an aid in meditating on the twenty mysteries of the rosary, which are Gospel events from the lives of Jesus and Mary.

Inspired by Pope John Paul II's Apostolic Letter on "The Rosary of the Virgin Mary", this book gives instructions on how to pray the rosary for beginners to more advanced so that it becomes a "pathway to contemplation".

This book also explains:
. How to say the vocal prayers of the rosary
. How to meditate on the mysteries
. How to pray the rosary in a way to remain receptive to the highest form of prayer which is contemplation.
. How to recognize the transition from meditation to contemplation from the teachings of St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila
. Insights on prayer and the spiritual life from Carmelite spirituality, the Bible and the writings of the Saints.
. Tips on saying the rosary as a family
. How the rosary is a Biblical prayer

The book has a short introduction by Fr. Donald Kinney, OCD, Rector of the Carmelite House of Studies in Mount Angel, Oregon.

About the author:

Kathryn Marcellino is a member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites. She is a spiritual director with experience teaching formation lessons on Carmelite spirituality. Her website at www.CatholicSpiritualDirection.org offers instruction and resources on the Catholic religion, as well as offering spiritual direction and answering questions on the Catholic faith via e-mail. She is married to author and musician, Dennis Marcellino.

Book Reviews:

"This book contains a great, concise catechesis on contemplative prayer. It would be terrific for use in religious education programs." -- Lonnie Sorensen, OCDS, Minnesota

Review: "How to Pray the Rosary as a Pathway to Contemplation is a very kind book. I am not just saying kind in general terms. Kind as in very accommodating to those who have a genuine desire to pray the rosary. There are many books that teach the procedure of how to say the rosary but this one teaches about the disposition or motivation. This book is very easy to read and loving. I will promote it whenever I can." - Billie Vasquez, OCDS, president, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Carmelite Community, Portland, OR

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945272267
Publisher:
Marcellino Publishing
Publication date:
08/22/2005
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
0.25(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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