Sunday, January 23, 2022

Upcoming Children's Rosary Informational Meeting for Scotland and the UK


Join us for a Children's Rosary Meeting on Zoom for those in Scotland and the UK. This is for existing Children's Rosary group leaders and those interested in starting a group. We will be discussing an upcoming Children's Rosary project and additional resources available for groups. There will be time for questions and sharing of one's experiences beginning and running a Children's Rosary group. While this meeting will focus on growth of the Children's Rosary in the UK the meeting is open to those from other parts of the world. 

Monday January 24 at 7:00 PM local time in Scotland.
Join Zoom Meeting Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83095968898?pwd=THlGYXdjbG5CTXFwMHd3S0Z6NHEzZz09

Meeting ID: 830 9596 8898
Passcode: 130166

Thursday, January 20, 2022

New Children's Rosary Group forms at Immaculate Heart Nursery and Primary School in Nigeria

 

We received this note from Fr. Paul Miapkwap shown in white in the photo above. "I opened another center today for the Children's Rosary group. 

The name of the School is Immaculate Heart Nursery/Primary School Buan. Shendam Diocese. The children are 420 in number.

Each of the children was given a rosary. 



Monday, January 17, 2022

Novena for Christian Unity January 18-26 2022

 


Novena for Christian Unity through the Intercession of Bl. Maria Gabriella

God, please hear our supplication through the intercession of Bl. Maria Gabriella for Christian unity. May each of us and the Children's Rosary be an instrument in Your hands to knit all that has been pulled apart into one tapestry of prayer, love, and peace doing all according to Your Holy Will. 

Remembering the words from Scripture when Our Lord prayed, "May all be one; even as You Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me". (John 17:21) Amen.

For 9 days, please say 3 Glory Be prayers each day accompanied by the prayer above.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins on January 18, 2022. We therefore thought it timely to pray in a special way for Christian Unity in a Novena.  As Bl. Gabriella dedicated her life for the intention of Christian Unity, it seemed particularly special to pray through her intercession. 

A Rosary will be prayed each day of the novena before a first class relic of Bl. Gabriella for the intention above and for those individuals joining us in this novena. 

Bl. Gabriella was born in 1914 and died at the age of 25 in 1939.  She was beatified on January 25, 1983 by Pope John Paul II.

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Visit to the Children's Rosary in Kenya


 We wanted to share a new video which gives highlights from our time visiting the Children's Rosary in Sultan Hamud, Kenya.  To view the video click HERE or watch below:




Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Children's Rosary Informational Meeting for Ireland January 18, 2022


Join us next Tuesday for a Children's Rosary informational meeting via Zoom at 8pm local time in Ireland. Those interested in starting groups and/or finding out more information please attend. We also extend an invitation to those involved with existing Children's Rosary group. We will be sharing a special invitation to participate in an upcoming project for the Children's Rosary. There will also be an opportunity for sharing of questions and experiences. Hope to see you there. The link follows below: 

Topic: Children's Rosary Informational Meeting, Ireland
Time: January 18, 2022 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (US and Canada) This is 8PM local time in Ireland

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82180567260?pwd=TVhsZ1RuQTBXOFErNGhuN29JYS9Vdz09

Meeting ID: 821 8056 7260
Passcode: 593135

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Make a Consecration to Jesus through Mary January 9 through February 11, 2022

Please consider making a 33 Day Consecration Journey. It is a perfect way to start the New Year. The Consecration ends on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes: February 11. We recommend using the book Child Consecration: To Jesus through Mary—Following in the Spirit of St. Thérèse, the Little Flower.  The book approaches Consecration through a lens of spirituality identified by St. Thérèse which helps a soul grow in the beautiful virtues of simplicity, confidence, and trust. It is ideal for adults, priests and young people. Bishop Keenan of Paisley, Scotland used the book during the same time last year to guide his own Consecration as well as his diocese. It was a grace filled journey. We have the recordings from each day of the Consecration which can be used to guide one's journey. They can be watched HERE.

Below are some comments that were made during the Consecration evenings Bishop Keenan has led:

* I am surprised I haven't missed a single day. Normally, I am not able to do such things. I don't think I have finished a single Novena in my life. What a blessing.
* Such a lovely reading. Gives so much hope. Thank you Bishop John.
* 17 days of pure joy wonderful to be with you all. Good night and God bless Bishop John and all
* Thank you bishop John. The consecration became a focus point of our family of 6. God Bless you
* Truly wonderful and calming
* Thank you Bishop John. Just love getting to know Our Lady more in this consecration. 
* Thank you so much Bishop John its been a long time since I have felt so peaceful and loved before going to sleep
* Lovely to be with you in prayer tonight. Excited for tonight’s gardening. Love from Bridget, 12 years old.
* Thank you so much Bishop for leading us in this most beautiful Consecration
* Thank you bishop for this brilliant service. There are so many of us joined in prayer and it so comforting. A big family united in prayer.
* Thank you very much Bishop John. God Bless and protect you always. It's a been a quick 27 nights. Too quick! 
* Really going to miss all this 

If you missed starting on January 9th. Do not worry just start on the journey and adjust your end date. More information about this book can be found at www.childconsecration.com

Saturday, January 8, 2022

A Priest's Experience with the Children's Rosary, Kenya

 

We are excited to release an interview with Fr. Wachira from Sultan Hamud, Kenya. He discusses the fruits that he has seen coming from the Children's Rosary. It is a powerful interview. At the end of the interview there is a montage of pictures we took while visiting the Children's Rosary in Kenya. The interview can be viewed HERE or seen below:

Monday, January 3, 2022

A Mother's Experience with the Children's Rosary in Mityana, Uganda

 We would like to share a testimonial from a mother of children who participate in the Children's Rosary. The link to view is HERE or it can be viewed below.

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Epiphany 2022


Today in the Archdiocese of Hartford, we celebrated the Feast of Epiphany. In anticipation of the Feast my mother gave us a special gift. She long has had a star which she has displayed at her farm. In the past she tied it to a tree and hoped one day to build a Nativity scene to display under it. On New Year's eve she had a surprise. She gifted us the star. We put the star over our nativity inside. It was magnificent and cast a beautiful light on the Holy Family.

Today on the Feast of the Epiphany we moved the star outside so many could see it. Interesting as the kids and I walked to Mass we could hear the Church bells chiming to the song "Star of Wonder". The same song was sung at Mass and then tonight Bishop Keenan led his nightly Rosary and concluded with the same song. It is beautiful how Divine Providence can see to bring a star to the crib of Jesus on the beautiful Feast of the Epiphany!