Fr. Edward Looney: Rosary Meditations for Prayer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Fr. Edward Looney, Catholic Exchange, March 27, 2020

A Heart Like Mary’s and A Rosary Litany, he has also written a prayer book for the only American-approved Marian apparition received by Adele Brise in 1859 in Champion, Wisconsin. …

Fr. Edward LooneyOn the feast of St. Joseph, Pope Francis invited the entire world to pray the rosary at 9pm Rome time, in union with him, for the current pandemic situation we find ourselves in. 

The rosary is a powerful prayer.  In Fatima, Our Lady said pray the rosary every day for peace in the world.  I’m certain Our Lady wants us to pray the rosary everyday now for the end to global health crisis.  In these rosary meditations, you will discover how we can pray with and around the current situation, by using the life of Jesus and Mary.  I hope these meditations enrich your prayer life and prove fruitful for the world. 

Joyful Mysteries

Prayed on Mondays and Saturdays. 


The angel Gabriel announces to Mary her role in salvation history.  Mary cooperates with God’s plan and obediently renders her yes to Almighty God.  During these days of quarantine, we pray for the grace to be humble and obedient to what others ask of us, so that the virus may be contained in a timely manner.  ….

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