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Dear Community,

The Divine Office Ministry and the creators of the Rosario app share a common mission, to bring people together in prayer. For that, we are happy to covey their message:

“For Christians, the month of May is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the mother of our Lord Jesus Christ and of all mankind. The Hozana association, which specializes in online prayer programs, asked itself how to thank the Blessed Virgin for all the love and graces she bestows on mankind, how to give her a gift worthy of her love for the world?

With its Rosario application, the Hozana association is inviting the whole world to take advantage of this month to give the Blessed Virgin a huge gift: a bouquet of a million roses!

In concrete terms, during the month of May, every decade of “Hail Marys” prayed with the Rosario app in her honor will be like a spiritual rose offered to her as a sign of love and trust.

The challenge is demanding, but achievable! It’s simply a question of responding to the Virgin Mary’s many requests. Indeed, at each of her apparitions, including those at Fatima, the Virgin explicitly asked: “My dear children, pray the rosary!”

When the challenge is met, the Hozana association is committed to depositing tens of thousands of real roses to the Virgin Mary at the world’s most visited Marian shrine, Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Mexico. This carpet of roses will symbolize the immense spiritual gift offered to the Virgin by believers all over the world!

The event will of course be shared with all participants in this challenge.

To take part, simply download Rosario here, create a group and invite your friends and family, so that together you can offer as many roses as possible to the Virgin Mary. You can also join a pre-existing group with people you don’t know.

Rosario is an application available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, which allows you to pray the Rosary in a group. As the Rosary is made up of five decades (a decade corresponds to one prayer of the Our Father and ten prayers of the Hail Mary), Rosario enables users to form groups of five people, each responsible for praying one decade a day. In this way, the five of them pray a Rosary a day, for a prayer intention chosen together. For example: the healing of a loved one, a friend’s professional success, a sister’s search for a place to live, a cousin’s spiritual journey, etc.

The Rosary is an extremely powerful prayer for fighting evil. It was the Virgin Mary herself who asked people to pray the Rosary, as witnessed by her apparitions to the shepherds at Fatima in 1917, where she said, among other things: “I am from Heaven… recite the rosary every day to obtain peace for the world”.”

May God bless each one of you,
may it make praying together more fruitful each day.
The Divine Office Team

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Please pray for Chet,Coleman, Heather, Carl,Paul and Denis jailed for trying to rescue Tennessee babies.May the Lord have mercy on American unborn and save the bishops from acedia. Saint Thomas Moore intercede for us.

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Please pray for my father.Mom asked him last week if she were a good wife, married 54 years btw, and he said no, you were not. It's so hurtful and unChristian. He's in hospital now. Ple add pray for as time of love in the last year's of their marriage. Thank you and God bless you

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To follow God's will in discernment for the Diaconate. If I am not selected to begin formation, please guide me to what you will & plan for me.

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Prayers-Msgr Philip, Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing-Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Seth, Steve, Joe, Rocky, Laura, Katie, Krystal, uncle, friend with dementia Repose of souls-Bill, John, Ed, James, Rock, Donna, Bud, Archie

No Image Mary on May 27th, 2024 at 16:14

Let us pray for all who live in the United States and for those who lost family members in all wars. May we become united and not divided. Lord, help us to see the beauty of freedom and be grateful to those who gave their all. Amen.

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Prayers-Msgr Philip, Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David,Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl. Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing- Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Steve, Seth, Rocky, Joe, Laura, Katie, Krystal, uncle, friend with dementia Repose of souls- Bill, John, Ed, James, Rock, Bud, Donna, Archie

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I pray for all the souls of the men who gave their lives for our great country, the United States of America. Long may she stay free and under the protection of our God.

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No Image Chloe Giampaolo on May 27th, 2024 at 7:44

I feel so blessed to join my spiritual sisters and brothers in prayer each day and I pray that our dear Lord will shower all of you with His choicest blessings ! ~ Carmelite Chloe

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May God be praised in his holy places.

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No Image David Teegarden on May 26th, 2024 at 21:26

Prayers-Msgr Philip, Fr Mark, Fr Richard, Fr Jesus, Fr David, Fr Jerry, Fr Pat, Fr Ted, Fr Earl, Fr Mike, Fr Joe, Fr Chris, Fr D Healing-Miguel, Missy, Kathy, Steve, Seth, Rocky, Joe, Katie, Krystal, Laura, uncle, friend with Dementia Repose of souls- Bill, John, Ed, James, Rock, Bud, Donna, Archie

No Image br.Abraham A. on May 26th, 2024 at 19:10

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No Image David Teegarden on May 26th, 2024 at 17:28

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No Image Dominic Noel Otieno on May 26th, 2024 at 9:12

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