Liturgical Guide: Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Posted May 18, 2017 3:12 am by Webmaster

Liturgical Guide: Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

PROPER OF SAINTS – The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated every October 7, the anniversary of the 1571 Battle of Lepanto, which saw the Holy League, a coalition of European Catholic maritime states arranged by Pope Pius V win a pivotal and decisive navel victory over the Ottoman fleet. The victory is associated with Our Lady because Pius V  had led a special Rosary procession through Rome and called on the all the faithful to pray the Rosary for victory. Originally called the Feast of Our Lady of Victory, the Feast Day was eventually extended to the

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