The Blessings of the Rosary

October is dedicated to Our Blessed Mother and the Rosary. Our Lady repeatedly requested that all her children be devoted to the frequent recitation of the Rosary, and promised many graces and blessings to those who fulfill this request. What are these graces?These are the fifteen promises of Mary to Christians who recite the Rosary, as given to St. Dominic and Bl. Alan de la Roche:

  1. Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces.
  2. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who shall recite the Rosary.
  3. The Rosary shall be a powerful armor against Hell: it will destroy vice,decrease sin, and defeat heresies.
  4. It will cause virtue and good works to flourish;  it will obtain for souls the abundant mercy of God; it will withdraw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things.  Oh, that souls would sanctify themselves by this means.
  5. The soul which recommends itself to me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall not perish.
  6. Whoever shall recite the Rosary devoutly, applying himself to the consideration of its sacred Mysteries, shall never be conquered by misfortune. God will not chastise him in His justice, he shall not perish by an unprovided death; if he be just, he shall remain in the grace of God, and become worthy of eternal life.
  7. Whoever shall have a true devotion for the Rosary shall not die without the Sacraments of the Church.
  8. Those who are faithful in the recitation of the Rosary shall have, during their life, and at their death, the light of God and the plenitude of His graces; at the moment of death they shall participate in the merits of the Saints in Paradise.
  9. I shall deliver from Purgatory those who have been devoted to the Rosary.
  10. The faithful children of the Rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in Heaven.
  11. You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the Rosary.
  12. All those who propagate the Holy Rosary shall be aided by me in their necessities.
  13. I have obtained from my Divine Son that all the advocates of the Rosary shall have for intercessors the entire celestial court during their life and at the hour of death.
  14. All who recite the Rosary are my sons, and brothers of my only Son, Jesus Christ.
  15. Devotion of my Rosary is a great sign of predestination.



2 thoughts on “The Blessings of the Rosary”

  1. Thank you for the reminder about this special devotion. The Rosary brings us close to the life of Jesus through his Mother Mary. These reflections give us a glimmer of God’s Holy Word. If you do not have time to say the whole Rosary, pray just one decade. Use a devotional prayer book for the Rosary which has meditations and illustrations to keep focused. God bless.


    1. I agree Phyllis. One decade a day is better than nothing. Take some quiet time and clear your mind for that one decade a day if you don’t have time for a complete rosary.


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