Pilgrim Queen of the family

“To recite the rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ” – Pope Saint John Paul II

To encourage devotion to Mary, the Mother of God and our Mother, our parish is inviting families to welcome an image of Mary into our homes. As we display the image in our homes, it reminds us of the place that Mary herself should have in our families, guiding us to her Son.

If you would like to host this image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in your home, please use the following link to sign up for a particular week:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0844ACAD22A1FC1-pilgrim

While the Pilgrim Queen is in the home, families are asked to pray the rosary together. Our Sunday Visitor has ideas for praying the rosary with children of all ages:

A slideshow of artwork can help children, and the rest of us, to focus on each mystery of the rosary:

Pope Saint John Paul II wrote a letter on The Rosary of the Virgin Mary to all the faithful:

http://www.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_letters/2002/documents/hf_jp-ii_apl_20021016_rosarium-virginis-mariae.html