You can listen to the podcast of this weeks full programme HERE.
The Rosary Apostolate
|Our Lady of the Rosary with St Dominic and St Catherine|
The Rosary Confraternity is a spiritual association under the patronage of the Order of Preachers. Confraternity members strive to pray the entire Rosary during the course of each week. The members share in the daily prayer of the Dominican Fathers for the living and deceased and for many indulgences.
On the programme Fr John reflects on the rosary and how it is a summary of scripture on a string of beads. He leads us through the various mysteries and gives some tips on praying the rosary.
If you would like to enrol in the Confraternity of the Holy Rosary and to share in its spiritual benefits and graces, simply send your name and address to Fr. Walsh at the
You will receive a lovely package of prayer cards, leaflets and rosary beads. You will also benefit from knowing that you are linked in prayer with others all over the world who are dedicated to spreading devotion to Mary and love of her Divine Son through this holiest of prayers.
You can listen to the interview with Fr John HERE.
Irish Dominican Rosary Apostolate & Confraternity is on Facebook.
You can read more about and learn to pray the rosary here, and here. Catholic Culture has a listing of resources around the rosary available here including all the papal encyclicals issued on the rosary.
Gospel - Mark 17:10-30
Reflections on this weeks gospel:
Word on Fire
Centre for Liturgy
Liturgical odds & ends
Liturgy of the Hours - psalter week 4, 28th week in ordinary time
Saints of the Week
12th October - St Edwin of Northumbria
13th October - Various saints including Our Lady of Fatima as it is the anniversary of the last apparition at Fatima and the miracle of the "dancing sun"
14th October - St Callistus (martyr, Pope)
15th October - St Teresa of Avila
16th October - St Margaret Mary Alcoque
17th October - St Ignatius of Antioch