Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary

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Liturgical Press, 2005 - Religion - 55 pages
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With a reflection on each of the four mysteries of the rosary?Joyful, Light, Sorrowful, and Glorious? this book will help those praying the rosary find a focus for meditation. Each reflection contains a Scripture verse as well as background to understanding the biblical texts. With its twenty-first century relevance, this guide by Mark Boyer will bring readers to contemplate personal application of the mysteries. Enhance your ?garden of prayer? with Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary.?Members of small Christian communities may choose to include one of the four Mysteries in a Day of Reflection and share with one another the results of their meditations. The guide may be just the kind of book a good friend would be glad to receive.? Buena Vista Resource Page?This brief and attractive booklet provides meditations on each mystery of the rosary, including the Luminous Mysteries or the ?Mysteries of Light? recently promulgated by Pope John Paul II. The meditations evoke the biblical scene or motif behind each mystery and suggest connections to our daily experience. A lovely way to freshen this beloved Catholic work of piety.? The Bible Today?This small book?it would fit in pocket or purse?is packed with wisdom and inspiration.? Amazon.com?Not just another book on the Rosary, Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary is unique, fresh, and a joy to read. Fr. Boyer extends a ?Welcome Back? to those who may have forgotten the magic of the Mysteries! Even the seasoned Rosary ?prayer? will discover illuminating insights into the Mysteries of Light together with the challenge to plumb anew the depths of the familiar. The author combines the wholesome earthiness of everyday experiences with the awesome intimacy of God in our lives. An intriguing balance of the intimate and contemporary, this book lends a crisp newness to the recitation of the Rosary and supplies food for reflection to last a lifetime.? Pauline Nugent, C.C.V.I.?Mark Boyer?s short book is for anyone who wants to rediscover the rosary.? The Faith Connection?Harried priests, religious men and women or parents who are looking for a fast read to enhance their prayer lives are in luck. The thought-provoking comments provide some spiritual nourishment as you rush from place to place trying to get things done, as each one ends with a theme to carry you through the day.? CRUX of the News
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
The Glorious Mysteries
8
The Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan
22
The Transfiguration
28
The Agony in the Garden
34
The Carrying of the Cross
40
Copyright

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Fr. Mark G. Boyer, a retired priest of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is the author of fifty books, including three editions of "The Liturgical Environment", on biblical and liturgical spirituality. He continues as a part-time instructor in the Religious Studies Department of Missouri State University, Springfield, where he has taught courses in New Testament and Bible and Film for twenty-eight years. His other books include the following titles: "Praying Your Way through Luke s Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, An Abecedarian of Animal Spirit Guides: Spiritual Growth through Reflections on Creatures, " and" Overcome with Paschal Joy: Chanting through Lent and Easter Daily Reflections with Familiar Hymns.

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