Glanmire Parish, County Cork, Ireland - part of the Catholic Diocese of Cork and Ross.

Rosary at Grotto

April 2, 2018

At 8pm every evening for the month of May you are invited to join in praying the Rosary at the Grotto.

This pious practice of honouring Mary during the month of May has been recommended by a number of Popes. Paul VI wrote a short encyclical in 1965 using the month of May devotion as a means of obtaining prayers for peace. In May 2002 John Paul II said, “Today we begin the month dedicated to Our Lady a favourite of popular devotion. In accord with a long-standing tradition of devotion, parishes and families continue to make the month of May a ‘Marian’ month, celebrating it with many devout liturgical, catechetical and pastoral initiatives!” Pope Francis, tweeted that the month of May is dedicated to Our Lady and it is“fitting” to start the habit of a daily rosary now. The rosary is a time-honoured prayer, so why not join in!

 

 

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