Feastday August 11
Patron of Babies, Infants and Youth
The intercession of St. Philomena has been invoked in every sort of need,
The story of St. Philomena's life is based on private revelations
Our beautiful Saint Philomena went forth from her mother's arms to die for Christ;
Although little is known of her life, Pope Leo XII granted permission
Prayer to Saint Philomena
O most pure Virgin, glorious Martyr, Saint Philomena, whom God in His eternal power
Novena Prayer to Saint Philomena
The pious practice of wearing the Cord of St. Philomena
was born spontaneously amongst
the Saints devotees.
The cord of St. Philomena is made with either cotton,
The Cord should be worn under the clothes
O St. Philomena, Virgin and Martyr,
Join The Universal Living Rosary Association
The Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
the remainder of your life. These obligations do not bind under pain of sin, but your effort
and desire to remain faithful are necessary. Your decade may be offered at any time of the
day or night.
A regular quarterly newsletter, "Dedicated Decades," is posted to every member.
The Living Rosary Association began its revival on December 8, 1986, with 30 local
members. Blessed 1000-fold by Our Lady and under the powerful patronage of St.
Philomena, the membership is now at 1,000,000 and has been planted in every Continent
of the world. Over 3/4 of the membership lies in foreign and Third World countries. Each
member is asked to voluntarily give a small monthly donation. We have no other financial
support than yours. The funds received are then placed right back into the work to spread
the devotion, mail sacramentals to the missions and maintain the Center. If you cannot
donate financially, then we ask you to pray fervently that our material needs are met.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Living Rosary,
please send them your name and full address to the
enrollment center nearest you.
They will build a list of 15 names.
When the Rosary is complete, the decade you have been assigned and the day to begin will be mailed to you.
"The aim of the Living Rosary is to ask God, through the intercession of Our Lady of the
Rosary, for the conservation of the Faith in Catholic countries, the conversion of sinners,
the strengthening of the just, and the exaltation of the Holy Church.
The people who join together for this pious exercise, divide among themselves the
recitation of the prayers of the entire Rosary, and divide into groups of 15, in honor of the
15 principal mysteries of our redemption. Their intention is to form, by the union of their
hearts, as so many living rosaries which unceasingly recall to the Celestial Father the sign
of salvation manifested to St. Dominic by the Mother of Mercies.
before God, the illustrious Virgin and Martyr, St. Philomena, named by the Sovereign
Pontiff, protectress of the Living Rosary."
- Venerable Pauline Marie Jaricot