15 Rosary Resources for October

Because October 7 is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, October is traditionally considered the month of the rosary. This is an excellent time of the year to reacquaint your students with this beautiful method of prayer.

The following links may be helpful as you plan your religion lessons for the month:

  1. Rosarium Virginis Mariae – Pope John Paul II’s apostolic letter on praying the rosary
  2. How to Pray the Rosary – from the Rosary Confraternity
  3. Come, Pray the Rosary – A beautiful site for praying the rosary onlineRosary Beads
  4. For People Who Can’t Stand the Rosary – 4 reasons to give the rosary a chance
  5. Rosary Army – “Make them. Pray them. Give them away.”
  6. Rosary for Job Seekers – From the Anchoress
  7. 12 Tips for Praying the Family Rosary Daily – From Taylor Marshall
  8. USCCB Rosaries for Life – Beautiful rosary meditations that focus on the value and wonder of human life
  9. A Rosary for Healing and Protection – From the USCCB Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection (pdf)
  10. Real Men Pray the Rosary – Facebook Page
  11. Scriptural Rosary Podcasts – Sound files from Franciscan University of Steubenville
  12. The Rosary from CatholicTV – Various different video rosaries, including some which feature Catholic school students and others which are in 3D (yes, 3D!)
  13. RosaryLive.com – During live recitations of the rosary, viewers can contribute prayer intentions
  14. Online Rosary – An easy-to-follow aid to praying the rosary
  15. Holy Rosary Deluxe – An iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app for praying the rosary

The Hail Mary in Different Languages:

Fr. James Martin, SJ on the Rosary:

Deacon Nick

Nick Senger, founder and editor of Catholic School Chronicle, is an award-winning Catholic school teacher, vice principal and technology coordinator. He is a deacon for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane.

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3 Responses

  1. Jared Dees says:

    Thanks for posting these, Nick. I have found that October is an excellent opportunity to teach children the power of Marian devotion.

  2. Nick, this is a great post. Thanks for compiling these great resources.

  3. Aster says:

    Thank you so much nick. This is amazing how you have compilled all perfectlly to show clearly how to pray the Rosary. God bless your good work and keep your good work up.

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