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Monday, May 21, 2012

Italian Rosary

Rosary Beads Chapel 
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church

2 comments:

Kelline said...

ok, now this is not a necklace right? This is a rosary? They carry it in their hands and count the beads? You're probably thinking, "where has she been?" lol, just explain so we can both know. I love the wooden beads against the silver.

Russ Martin (AKA "Steeple Chaser") said...

It is indeed a rosary. It is used in prayer and mediation and I have seen them worn. They are used by both men and women in the Catholic Church. Praying the Rosary, is a very important Catholic tradition. It is a popular First Communion and Confirmation Gift.