THE ROSARY IS TIMELESS
The rosary is timeless - it uses an ancient and widespread aid to contemplation, the rhythmic repetition of prayers said on a string of beads (the very word "bead" comes from the old Anglo-Saxon term for prayer, bede). This practice is found in Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic prayer life, as well as in Christian history. The objection sometimes made to the rosary, that it is a mechanical exercise, misses the point of such bead disciplines. Changing the rhythm of one's life, freeing the mind to move in a different way, involves slowing down the tempo of thought, entering a stalled state. That is why religious ceremony of almost every kind involves incantatory, repetitious, stylized actions.
“THE FAMILY THAT PRAYS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER”