The world of the Rosary with the Order of Preachers
A poem composed by fr. Gabriel HARTY, o.p. of the Irish Dominicans
Our Lady wept sweet tears of joy
When first she held her baby boy;
Her son, foretold by angel bright,
New dawn on earth of heaven’s light.
The time had come as well she knew,
The mighty power of God to show;
And Mary wept soft tears of light
In Cana, where the best wine flowed
There, she stood beneath the Cross,
Her lovely head on her bosom bowed;
And Mary’s tears fell one by one,
As she beheld her dying son.
God crowned her (...)
A letter from the Pope Pius XII to the Master of the Order of Preachers, translated from the Latin by Robert MacDonald, Archival Assistant, Providence College, Dominican Province of St. Joseph (USA)
To the Most Reverend Master General, Michael Browne, O.P., concerning the Marian Rosary.
Beloved Son, greeting and Apostolic Benediction. We are pleased to know from the reports that you, in a spirit of greatest obedience, have sent Us that the Dominican Order, over which you worthily preside, (...)
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