the Rosary


: a set of Roman Catholic prayers that are repeated in a specific order

Examples of the Rosary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Firefighters were called to Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompei Church on Seigel St. near McKibben Court in Bushwick just before 1:50 p.m., police said. Elizabeth Keogh, New York Daily News, 31 Mar. 2024 The fire broke out at Our Lady of the Rosary Pompeii on Seigel Street in Bushwick just before 2 p.m. Video posted on X showed the flames shooting out of the church. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 1 Apr. 2024 Our Lady of the Rosary, 17 Farragut Road, Greenhills. The Enquirer, 14 Feb. 2024 The musician’s funeral took place in St. Mary of the Rosary Church in Nenagh, Ireland on Dec. 8, with thousands of fans appearing to pay their respects, while inside mourners included Nick Cave, Bob Geldof, and Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 13 Dec. 2023 The Pogues frontman and Irish punk rock icon, who died Nov. 30 at 65, was celebrated at Saint Mary of the Rosary Church in his hometown of Negagh in the Irish county of Tipperary. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 8 Dec. 2023

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“The Rosary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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