Why Does Our Lady of Fatima Call Us to the Daily Rosary? by Joseph Pronechen

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By Joseph Pronechen, Catholic Exchange, January 10, 2020

Joseph Pronechen is staff writer with the National Catholic Register since 2005. His articles have appeared in a number of national publications including Columbia magazine, SoulFaith and Family, Catholic Digest, and Marian Helper. …

Why the daily Rosary? That’s a good question. Let’s turn to the Fatima seer who gives so many clear reasons why Our Lady insisted on the daily Rosary for all. Servant of God Sister Lucia gives an impeccable explanation in her “Calls” from the Message of Fatima.

At Fatima, Our Lady ended her initial message in May with the direction, “Pray the Rosary every day in order to obtain peace for the world and the end of the war.”

So crucial and necessary is this call that Lucia devotes a whole section of her book to the Rosary.

Sister Lucia on the Rosary?

Sister Lucia, at this time a Carmelite, repeats a question she was asked many times: “Why should Our Lady have told us to say the Rosary every day rather than to attend Mass every day?”

“I cannot be absolutely certain of the answer, as Our Lady did not explain, and it never occurred to me to ask,” Lucia answers. But she does go on to share what she thought and came to under­stand about this call, willingly leaving “all interpretation of the meaning of the Message to Holy Church, because it pertains to the Church to do so…”

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