|St. Dominic by Etienne Parrocel|
Saint Dominic & the Rosary
|Our Lady with Her Immaculate Heart, the Rosary and the Bible|
"We read that at the time when he was preaching to the Albigenses, St. Dominic at first obtained but scanty success: and that one day, complaining of this in pious prayer to our Blessed Lady, she deigned to reply to him, saying:
that you have obtained
so little fruit by your labors,
you have spent them on barren soil,
not yet watered with
the dew of Divine grace.
When God willed to renew
the face of the earth,
He began by sending down on it
the fertilizing rain of
the Angelic Salutation.
Therefore preach my Psalter
composed of 150
Angelic Salutations (Hail Mary)
and 15 Our Fathers, and you will
obtain an abundant harvest."
|Virgin-and-Child-with-St. Jerome and St. Dominic by Filippino Lippi|
Rosary Center-Dominican Fathers P0 Box 3617 Portland OR 97208
Blog author comment: *** **The Albigensians believed that adultery, fornication, and suicide were praiseworthy; there is no heaven, no hell, no moral code." Does not this sound like our present times??? The Rosary is needed NOW... pray, pray, pray!!