Discovering more about Mary

A series of four sessions led by Fr Stephen and Tony Darlison

 

October is the month dedicated to the Rosary, where we enter more deeply into the beautiful mystery of Mary, mother of Jesus, the living Word.

Discover more about who she is and about the Rosary, a powerful scriptural prayer that has been part of the Church’s spiritual tradition for centuries.

 

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Who is this Woman?

Explore the ancient teaching of the Church based on Scripture, Early Church Councils and the Early Fathers, about who Mary is, and why she has such an important part to play in our redemption.

You can view the recorded sessions and download the notes at:

Session 1 – Who is this Woman – Tony Darlison – Session Video
Session 1 – Who is this Woman – Tony Darlison – Notes

Session 1 – Who is this Woman – Fr Stephen – Session Video
Session 1 – Who is this Woman – Fr Stephen – Notes

 

Why the Rosary?

Learn about Mary’s prayer, the Rosary, a Gospel prayer commended to us by saints and popes through the ages, and by the Blessed Virgin herself.

 You can view the recorded sessions and download the notes at:

Session 2 – Why the Rosary? – Session Video

Session 2 – Why the Rosary? – Tony Darlison – Notes

Session 2 – Why the Rosary? – Fr Stephen – Notes

 

How to Pray the Rosary

Look at ways to meditate on some of the most important passages in the Gospels by praying the Rosary along with Mary; “who treasured these things and pondered them in her heart” (c.f. Luke 2:19).

 You can view the recorded sessions and download the notes at:

Session 3 – How to pray the Rosary – Session Video

Session 3 – How to pray the Rosary – Session Notes

 

What the Saints say about Mary

Find out what some of the great saints had to say about Mary and how she helped them in their pilgrimage towards God in this life, a journey that we are all called to follow in our own way.

You can view the recorded sessions and download the notes at:

Session 4 – What the Saints say about Mary – Session Video

Session 4 – What the Saints say about Mary – Session Notes