Real Men Pray the Rosary: A Practical Guide to a Powerful Prayer

Real Men Pray the Rosary: A Practical Guide to a Powerful Prayer


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ISBN-13: 9781594713767
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
Publication date: 04/22/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 835,457
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

David N. Calvillo, a former adjunct law and university professor, is now a practicing civil trial lawyer and bilingual mediator with the Calvillo Law Firm. After a profound spiritual experience praying the rosary while on retreat, Calvillo and his wife Valerie founded Real Men Pray the Rosary, launching a global movement of prayer and devotion. Calvillo is a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and has served his parishes on pastoral and finance councils and as Eucharistic minister and lector. Calvillo formerly served in leadership of his diocesan chapter of ACTS Catholic retreats and remains active in the organization. He served his community as president of the Boys & Girls Club of McAllen and lives in southern Texas with his wife and their seven children.

Table of Contents

Foreword Greg Tobin xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction by The Most Reverend Daniel E. Flores xvii

Encyclicals and Papal Documents: Abbreviations xxi

Chapter 1 The Rosary for Our Times 1

Chapter 2 A Prayer for Men 25

Chapter 3 A History of the Rosary 45

Chapter 4 How to Pray the Rosary: The Prayers 59

Chapter 5 How to Pray the Rosary: The Mysteries 71

Chapter 6 Real Men Pray for Women 103

Epilogue The Real Men Pray the Rosary Challenge 117

Appendix A More about Real Men Pray the Rosary Inc. 121

Appendix B Papal and Magisterial Documents on the Rosary 125

Notes 133

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