We’re coming up on May–a month associated with the Virgin Mary–so here’s a new video on one of the most common objections to the rosary: the charge that it amounts to “vain repetitions,” in violation of Jesus’ command in the Sermon on the Mount:
"But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking" (Matt. 6:7, King James Version).
"Surely, the rosary must violate that," an opponent of the rosary thinks. "I mean, 153 Hail Marys? That's gotta violate Jesus' command against repetitive prayer."
But is that what Jesus really meant? Is it even what he really *said*? Or has there been a translation problem here?...READ MORE