Saturday, May 1, 2010

Rosary for the Bishop: Archbishop Vigneron

Please consider participating in the Rosary for the Bishop project.  I'm using my own archbishop's page as an example.  All US bishops have been added to the database, so if you want to find your bishop click here and type in the diocese or  his name.  The auxiliary bishops are loaded in there too, let's not forget them.

To see the statistics on those offering to pray the Rosary for Archbishop Vigneron, and/or to sign up, click here.  Here is the page for Bishop Francis Reiss, the lone auxiliary left in Detroit.

If you are already praying the Rosary daily, ask the  Blessed Virgin Mary to automatically apply the intentions for the day(s) of the month that you choose to that particular bishop. If you can do an extra Rosary on that day, that's wonderful, but if you cannot pray two Rosaries in one day, just ask that graces on the day you choose go to your chosen bishop(s).

Rosary for the Bishop is now expanding globally.  In a recent post at the blog of Rosary for the Bishop, it was announced: Now Available for Bishops in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and IrelandThe blog also has a list in the sidebar of ..... blogging bishops!

What some bishops are saying about Rosary for the Bishop:

We bishops rely each and every blessed day on the prayers of the good and holy people of our diocese and of all those who have gone before us. We have no better intercessor than our Blessed Mother, the Mother of all the Apostles, the Mother of the Church. It gives me great serenity to know that so many women and men are turning to Mary, asking her special care and intercession for the bishops. As the Lord blesses the bishops through the intercession of Mary, may every person who takes part in the Rosary for the Bishop project also be blessed.

- Bishop Robert C. Morlino, Diocese of Madison
As a Bishop, I am humbled and privileged to be prayed for by name each time Mass is celebrated in my Diocese. Knowing that many others are also praying for me every day by participating in the program Rosary for the Bishop, is a special blessing and source of encouragement for me. The intercession of our Blessed Mother through the praying of the rosary is a powerful tool to help me in my mission as a Shepherd of the Church. Thank you to all who participate in the program and for all who make it possible. It means more to me than you will ever know and I do indeed feel the grace of your prayers for me.

- Bishop R. Walker Nickless, Diocese of Sioux City

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