June 24, 2018

OSV: ‘Rosary priest’ gave it all for Mary

Father Patrick Peyton, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and longtime promoter of the family Rosary. Source: YouTube

“The family that prays together stays together” has been an international Catholic catchphrase for more than 60 years, a truism that is instinctively self-evident even if it admits of exceptions. Another popular slogan, “A world at prayer is a world at peace,” likewise proposes prayer as a prevention or remedy for conflict and disunity on a much larger scale.

Both axioms owe their origin to the late Father Patrick Peyton, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and longtime promoter of the family Rosary.

This month, Pope Francis put the founder of Rosary Crusade one step closer toward sainthood. Read more.

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