Mysteries in My Hands: Young People, Life and the Rosary

Saint Mary's Press, 1 déc. 2004 - 88 pages
Mysteries in My Hands is a book for today's older teens who want to learn how to pray the rosary. The reader will discover why this prayer is important to Catholic faith by understanding how the practice came to be. Scripture references, quotes from Pope John Paul II's Rosarium Virginis Mariae, the prayers used in the rosary, and a detailed outline of the beads are included. The connections between Jesus's and Mary's stories, as well as reflective writings from adults and young people, introduce readers to the importance of the rosary today. As this prayer returns to a place of renewed meaning, Mysteries in My Hands will be a useful tool for young people who want to learn the basics of a well-loved tradition.

À propos de l'auteur (2004)

Maureen P. Provencher has served professionally in the youth ministry field in New England for more than thirteen years, in parish, regional, and diocesan settings. She contributed "A Listening Session for Young People" to the book Creating Safe and Sacred Places: Identifying, Preventing, and Healing Sexual Abuse (Saint Mary's Press, 2003) and to the Saint Mary's Press "Walking with Teens in Hope" Web site ( In addition, she had contributed to several issue of the World Youth Day resource manual (National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry) and has been a presenter at various events, institutes, and conferences. Maureen holds a degree in religious studies from Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont. She has a passion for music, liturgy, and spirituality, and a desire to provide young people with the opportunities to discover and respond to the holy within and around them.

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