Handmade Rosaries of the Sisters of the Franciscan Mission of Mary

27 Dec

Vietnam1Vietnam3 Sisters of the Franciscan Mission of Mary have created an initiative to help children with visual impairments.  The sisters make a rosary of wooden beads.

Vietnam3The rosary has a stamped crucifix.


Vietnam2The center medal of the rosary has a stamped image of Mary.

The handmade rosaries are sold in the United States by Lighthouse Catholic Media.  Funds raised by the rosary sales are used to feed, cloth, educate, and house children with visual impairments in Vietnam.



To learn more about unique rosaries, read The Rosary Collector’s Guide by Gloria Brady Hoffner and Helen Hoffner.  This 152 page hardcover book has 240 color photographs.  It offers historical background on unusual rosaries, crosses, crucifixes, and center medals and is available on Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, the Catholic Faith Store Online, and other religious article stores and book stores.


Gloria Brady Hoffner and Helen Hoffner are often able to bring their rosary collection to show to church groups, school groups, and community organizations.  To arrange a presentation or to ask questions about rosaries, contact them at rosarycollector@aol.com






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