THE HOLY ROSARY
“The Rosary is the most
beautiful and the most
rich in graces of all
prayers; it is the prayer
that touche...
THE LUMINOUS MYSTERIES
“Recite the Rosary every
day. I earnestly urge
Pastors to pray the
Rosary and to teach
people in th...
THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD
Mother, help us to
fulfill the baptismal
commitment we made
to raise our children,
and live our li...
THE MIRACLE AT CANA
Mother, help us to not
miss the significance
of Christ choosing to
first reveal himself in
the context...
THE PROCLAMATION OF THE KINGDOM
Mother, help us to
realize that, despite
how it might often
appear, sin and death
have bee...
THE TRANSFIGURATION
Mother, help us to
allow Christ into our
hearts; that we might
be transformed more
and more into his
i...
THE INSTITUTION OF THE EUCHARIST
Mother, help us all to
experience the life
changing power of the
Eucharistic miracle,
and...
HAIL! HOLY QUEEN
Hail! Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy,
our life, our sweetness, and our hope.
To thee do we cry,
poor banishe...
QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION
• In what ways do you keep God at a
safe distance in your life?
• What is God’s dream for your li...
WHAT IS A SAINT?
A person who has heard and responded
to God’s call to holiness
WHAT IS HOLINESS?
• The Essence of What it
Means to be a Disciple
• Sharing in the Divine Life
of God
• Being in Right Rel...
THE CALL TO A RADICAL LIFE
It involves a radical shift in what is essential and
most important in our life. Its fruits are...
TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH
"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found
wanting; it has been found difficult and left untri...
The Lord looked with favor
on Abel and his offering, but
on Cain and his offering he
did not.
Genesis 4:4-5
MAKE A SUITABLE OFFERING
• Repent of Materialistic Behavior
• Reduce the Clutter in Your Life
• Tithe Your Income
So God blessed the
seventh day and made it
holy, because on it he
rested from all the work
he had done in creation.
Genesi...
KEEP HOLY THE SABBATH
• Repent of Failing to Put God First
• Eliminate Distractions & Busyness
• Full and Active Participa...
God created man in his own
image; in the divine image he
created him; male and female he
created them. God blessed them
sa...
BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY
• Repent of Contraceptive Behavior
• Focus on Right Relationship
• Choose Life
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle
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Simple and Sacrificial Lifestyle

  1. 1. THE HOLY ROSARY “The Rosary is the most beautiful and the most rich in graces of all prayers; it is the prayer that touches most the Heart of the Mother of God…and if you wish peace to reign in your homes, recite the family Rosary.” Pope Saint Pius X
  2. 2. THE LUMINOUS MYSTERIES “Recite the Rosary every day. I earnestly urge Pastors to pray the Rosary and to teach people in their Christian communities how to pray it.” Blessed Pope John Paul II
  3. 3. THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Mother, help us to fulfill the baptismal commitment we made to raise our children, and live our lives, in the practice of the faith.
  4. 4. THE MIRACLE AT CANA Mother, help us to not miss the significance of Christ choosing to first reveal himself in the context of marriage and family life
  5. 5. THE PROCLAMATION OF THE KINGDOM Mother, help us to realize that, despite how it might often appear, sin and death have been defeated, and the kingdom of God is at hand
  6. 6. THE TRANSFIGURATION Mother, help us to allow Christ into our hearts; that we might be transformed more and more into his image and likeness
  7. 7. THE INSTITUTION OF THE EUCHARIST Mother, help us all to experience the life changing power of the Eucharistic miracle, and truly live our lives as disciples of your Son
  8. 8. HAIL! HOLY QUEEN Hail! Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, O most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us; and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus. O clement! O loving! O sweet Virgin Mary! Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
  9. 9. QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION • In what ways do you keep God at a safe distance in your life? • What is God’s dream for your life? • What is keeping you from trusting God completely with your life?
  10. 10. WHAT IS A SAINT? A person who has heard and responded to God’s call to holiness
  11. 11. WHAT IS HOLINESS? • The Essence of What it Means to be a Disciple • Sharing in the Divine Life of God • Being in Right Relationship With Our Creator • Love of God and Love of Neighbor
  12. 12. THE CALL TO A RADICAL LIFE It involves a radical shift in what is essential and most important in our life. Its fruits are faith, hope, love, freedom, and adventure. It’s the surest path to joy, meaning and purpose in life.
  13. 13. TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH "The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried." G. K. Chesterton
  14. 14. The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offering, but on Cain and his offering he did not. Genesis 4:4-5
  15. 15. MAKE A SUITABLE OFFERING • Repent of Materialistic Behavior • Reduce the Clutter in Your Life • Tithe Your Income
  16. 16. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work he had done in creation. Genesis 2:3
  17. 17. KEEP HOLY THE SABBATH • Repent of Failing to Put God First • Eliminate Distractions & Busyness • Full and Active Participation in Liturgy
  18. 18. God created man in his own image; in the divine image he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed them saying: “Be fertile and multiply” Genesis 1:27-28
  19. 19. BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY • Repent of Contraceptive Behavior • Focus on Right Relationship • Choose Life

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