The world of the Rosary with the Order of Preachers


  • Mary’s Assumption in Body and Soul

    19 August
    A poem composed by Enrico Monaci
    This body, which has defeated death,
    has learnt to die through the Son
    in its earthly life, so She is the master
    of our death.
    And in the pilgrimage
    of earthly life we hope
    one day we’ll see his Face; and while
    the longing of Mankind rises unto Her
    our hope is purified and we recall
    Mary ad the dignity of earth.
    The author of this poem (in (...)

  • The Assumption: a new celebration of Easter – Dom Xavier Perrin OSB

    13 August
    In the middle of summer, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a new celebration of Easter. A woman, our sister, one of us, is admitted to share fully in the glory of the risen Christ. The woman “clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars” (Re 12:1) shines as a brilliant light. She is dressed with the light of God, with a garment of glory. The love of the Father for his eternal Son, that is the very glory of the Triune God, dwells in (...)

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