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John Ruffolo wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • Is it alright to say a Rosary without actually having the Rosary in your hand?

John

  { Is it alright to say a Rosary without actually having the Rosary in your hand? }

Mike replied:

Hi, John —

Thanks for the question.

Yes, it is alright. I find myself having to do it every once in a while when, for some reason,
I leave mine at home. I refer to it as a "Rosary-less Rosary" and I just count on my fingers ten times while meditating.

Remember, the importance of the rosary is not so much the physical rosary itself, though
it is a great visual witness of your devotion to Our Lady, but the inward meditation on
the twenty mysteries of the rosary. Not only is it a great Marian devotion; it's a great Scriptural devotion.

Hope this helps,

Mike

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