Fr. Phalen Presents Pope With Names of Daily Rosary Participants

Father John Phalen and Pope Benedict XVI

Rev. John Phalen, C.S.C., President/Director of Holy Cross Family Ministries, presented Pope Benedict XVI with a book of names of 80,000 people who committed themselves to pray the Rosary Daily.

Fr. Phalen presented the book to the Pope during a Papal Audience this week in Rome. The Pope extended a blessing to all the friends and loved ones of Holy Cross Family Ministries, a ministry of the United States Province.

Family Rosary is a division of HCFM. Its aim is to support the spiritual wellbeing of the family through prayer, especially the Rosary. The work of Family Rosary extends to 17 countries on five continents. The organization distributes more than a million Rosaries annually worldwide.

Rev. James Phalan, C.S.C., Director of Family Rosary International, is writing blog posts about their trip to Rome. You can check them out on the Family Rosary blog page. Frs. Phalen and Phalan are attending the International Congress “Ecclesia in America, under the Guidance of Our lady of Guadalupe.”

More Related Articles