Anyway, this visit, it wasn't a school problem, but a, um, prayer challenge. Someone had given her a set of intentions for priests to pray with each mystery of the Rosary. It was a little on the old side, too long for her to work on memorizing, and didn't include the Luminous Mysteries. So, together, we rewrote it and added appropriate intentions for the Luminous Mysteries. I thought I'd share that here in case anyone is interested (I thought it was a neat concept)...
The Joyful Mysteries
For future priests, especially those in the womb.
For priests who help the sick and the dying.
The Birth of Our Lord
The priests may promote a culture of Life.
The Presentation in the
For older priests and priests who are suffering.
The Finding of the Child Jesus in the
For young priests and priests who teach the faith to children.
The Luminous Mysteries
Baptism of Our Lord
For young men who are called to the priesthood that they accept their vocation.
Wedding Feast at
That families will foster religious vocations.
Proclamation of the Kingdom
That priests truly represent Christ on Earth.
That priests help bring us closer to God.
Institution of the Eucharist
That priests have a great devotion to the Blessed Sacrament
The Sorrowful Mysteries
The Agony in the Garden
For priests who are suffering or who are fallen away from the Church.
The Scourging at the Pillar
For priests who are oppressed or persecuted.
The Crowning with Thorns
For priests and bishops to stay true to the Church.
The Carrying of the Cross
For the Holy Father
That priests take Mary into their hearts like
The Glorious Mysteries
For hope for priests who are discouraged.
For missionary priests.
The Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and Mary
That we may have priests who are enthusiastic and on fire with the Holy Spirit.
That priests may spread a devotion to Mary.
The Crowning of Our Lady as Queen of Heaven and EarthFor priests to be faithful and joyful with Mary as their guide.