We had an opportunity to travel to Rome and offer Pope Francis a handmade Rosary.
The General Audience on Wednesdays is an occasion where many believers try to give the Pope a gift. Nicholas Kemdi came from Atlanta, to give Pope Francis a rosary made by his son Dowm.
Al Santo Padre le llegan regalos de todas partes del mundo. La ocasión para poder entregárselos en persona es la Audiencia General de los miércoles en la plaza de San Pedro. Allí estaba esta semana Nicholas Kemdi Ihenacho con su familia y un rosario para el Papa, pero no uno cualquiera.
Sharing our mission with St. Marguerite D’Youville Parish
March 20, 2022
Art, prayer and companionship goals of Rosary Makers
By ANDREW NELSON, Staff Writer|Published February 3, 2022
STONE MOUNTAIN–Bringing faith into the world of the special needs disabilities community, Nicholas Ihenacho is a founder of Rosary Makers of America that offers a special focus on art, prayer and companionship.
From working with his son, Ikenna, who has Down syndrome, Ihenacho formed this nonprofit for others to express themselves by creating prayer beads. With the diverse range of guests and their families, the organization hopes to share their handiwork with area parishes and believers.
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Heroes of the Church and true heroes of the world: Lovers of the Rosary
St. Josemaria Escriva
Biography of Saint Josemaria Escriva
A brief biography of the founder of Opus Dei.
Josemaria Escriva was born in Barbastro, Spain on January 9, 1902. He was ordained on March 28, 1925. He studied civil law along with his ecclesiastical studies, and in 1927, he moved to Madrid to obtain a doctorate in law. While there, he worked hard with the poor and sick, and also with students, workers, and professionals.
St. Pope John Paul II
JOHN PAUL II
KAROL JOZEF WOJTYLA, elected Pope on 16 October 1978, was born in Wadowice, Poland, on 18 May 1920.
He was the third of three children born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska, who died in 1929. His elder brother Edmund, a physician, died in 1932, and his father, Karol, a non-commissioned officer in the army, died in 1941.
St. Teresa of Calcutta
“By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus. ”Small of stature, rocklike in faith, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was entrusted with the mission of proclaiming God’s thirsting love for humanity, especially for the poorest of the poor. “God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor.”
St. Padre Pio
Padre Pio was born on May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, southern Italy. He was tutored privately until his entry to the novitiate of the Capuchin Friars at the age of 15. Of feeble health but strong will, with the help of grace, he completed the required studies and was ordained a priest in 1910.
On September 20, 1918 the five wounds of our Lord’s passion appeared on his body, making him the first stigmatized priest in the history of the Catholic Church.