How do I hold Rosary beads?

Answer Holding the RosaryThere is no right or wrong way to hold a Rosary, it is simply an aide to prayer. Some believe that it is proper to cup the cross in one hand, not allowing it to swing, but this is... Read More »

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How do i say the rosary beads?

Make the sign of the cross. Recite the apostle's creed on the rosary crucifix, followed by one Our Father, three Hail Marys and a Glory Be. The apostle's creed is as follows: I believe in God, the ... Read More »

What is the origin of rosary beads?

Prayer beads have been used by people of many different religions as a means of counting repeated prayers for centuries. Early monks would count their prayers on lengths of knotted string. In the 1... Read More »

How many small beads are in the rosary?

The rosary is a devotional Catholic prayer in which a string of beads is used to keep count as the prayers are recited. A rosary contains 53 small beads and six large beads. The large beads denote ... Read More »

What are rosary beads made of?

The Rosary is a string of beads, or a knotted cord, used to count prayers. They are most associated with the Roman Catholic faith. Rosary beads are made from all kinds of material, including gold ... Read More »