What Saints Say About the Rosary

Matt Fradd announces his new book and shares insightful quotes from two saints (and a bishop) on the Rosary—St. Josemaria Escriva, Bishop Hugh Doyle, and St. Louis de Montfort—and talks about how these quotes highlight the Rosary’s spiritual qualities: “Say the holy Rosary. Blessed be that monotony of Hail Mary’s which purifies the monotony of your sins.” —St. Josemaria Escriva “No one can live continually in sin and continue to say the Rosary. Either he will give up sin or he will give up the holy Rosary.”—Bishop Hugh Doyle “The Rosary is said not with lips alone, muttering Hail Mary’s after the other. That is the way over pious old men and women rattle them off. For a Christian, vocal prayer must spring from the heart, so that while the Rosary is said the mind can enter into contemplation of each one of the mysteries.” —St. Josemaria Escriva “Satan fears Mary not only more than angels and men, but more than God himself. This does not mean that the anger, hatred, and power of God are not infinitely greater than the Blessed Virgin’s, since her attributes are limited. It simply means that Satan, being so proud, suffers infinitely more in … Continue reading What Saints Say About the Rosary