Oct 20 - Catholic.Net And CatholicTV Join Forces To Offer Daily Video Of The Rosary Online*

Watertown, MA -- The full Rosary prayer is now available at Catholic.net every day with the corresponding mysteries of the day. The online Rosary, which is produced by CatholicTV, can be seen at Catholic.net by clicking on “Rosary” on the right side of the home page in the blue menu.

Catholic.net serves as an online platform to build synergies among the various apostolic initiatives. This platform includes resources for Catholics to use in their everyday lives. One of these life-giving resources is recitation of the rosary which is prayed 3 times daily on CatholicTV on selected cable stations in New England and nationally on Sky Angel.  It is also available on the CatholicTV iPhone app. The twenty mysteries of the rosary are prayed in settings all around the world from Boston to St. Petersburg, Russia with family participants and people on pilgrimage.

The rosary is a popular devotion rooted in the scriptural accounts of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ and his mother Mary. There are twenty mysteries reflected upon in the Rosary, and these are divided into the five Joyful Mysteries, the five Luminous Mysteries, the five Sorrowful Mysteries, and the five Glorious Mysteries.  The prayers recited in the rosary are two prayers which come to us in Scripture; the Our Father and the Hail Mary along with the Apostles Creed and a doxology of a Glory Be, a Trinitarian prayer. Nearly all of the mysteries also come directly from Sacred Scripture.

In 2002, the Luminous Mysteries were added by Pope John Paul II. The Joyful mysteries are said on Monday and Saturday, the Luminous on Thursday, the Sorrowful on Tuesday and Friday, and the Glorious on Wednesday and Sunday with some exceptions occurring during the Christmas and Lenten seasons.

CatholicTV streams its broadcast simultaneously, 24 hours a day at www.CatholicTV.com

About Catholic.Net: Catholic.net is a web based apostolate( www.Catholic.net ) directed by the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi Movement, intended to equip Catholics with information to help them build a Christ-like character, so that they can engage and transform the culture with the Truth of the Gospel transmitted to us by the Holy Mother Church, which is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic.

About CatholicTV: CatholicTV provides family-friendly, religious, news, and educational programming 24 hours daily. Founded over 50 years ago, CatholicTV is available in selected areas on cable in the United States and Canada, via  Sky Angel  and online via a live stream anytime, everywhere at the station's web site, www.CatholicTV.org. Father Robert Reed, a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston, is the Executive Director of CatholicTV.

For additional information, please contact Chris Pham, Public Relations Coordinator at CatholicTV, at 617-923-0220 or via email at [email protected].