Chaplets (Prayer Beads)


Chaplets (Prayer Beads)
Chaplets (Prayer Beads)
Essay on chaplets, rosaries, prayer ropes, prayer cords. Brief treatment of the use of beads in prayer by non-Christians

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Prayer beads — are traditionally used to keep count of the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions by adherents of religion. Since the beads can be fingered in an automatic manner, they allow one to keep track of how many prayers have been said with a… …   Wikipedia

  • chaplets — chap·let || tʃæplɪt n. string of prayer beads; prayers said using prayer beads …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Beads, Use of, at Prayers — • Essay on chaplets, rosaries, prayer ropes, prayer cords. Brief treatment of the use of beads in prayer by non Christians Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chaplet (prayer) — The term Chaplet is used commonly to designate Roman Catholic prayer forms which use prayer beads, but are not necessarily related to the Rosary. Some of these chaplets have a strong Marian connotation, others are more directly related to Jesus… …   Wikipedia

  • Use of Beads at Prayers —     Use of Beads at Prayers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Use of Beads at Prayers     Beads variously strung together, according to the kind, order, and number of prayers in certain forms of devotion, are in common use among Catholics as an… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Rosary — This article is about the Catholic Marian devotion. For other forms of the Christian rosary, see Rosary based prayers. For prayer beads in other religions, see Prayer beads. Roman Catholic Mariology A series of articles on Rosary Blesse …   Wikipedia

  • ceremonial object — ▪ religion Introduction  any object used in a ritual or a religious ceremony.       Throughout the history of religions and cultures, objects used in cults, rituals, and sacred ceremonies have almost always been of both utilitarian and symbolic… …   Universalium

  • Chaplet of Divine Mercy — The Painting of Divine Mercy by Adolf Hyla. The phrase at the bottom is Polish for Jesus I trust in you. The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy is a Roman Catholic devotion based on the visions of Jesus reported by Saint Mary Faustin …   Wikipedia

  • Japa — (Sanskrit: जप) is a spiritual discipline involving the meditative repetition of a mantra or name of God. The mantra or name may be spoken softly, enough for the practitioner to hear it, or it may be spoken purely within the recitor s mind. Japa… …   Wikipedia

  • Catholic devotions — This article is primarily about devotions in the Latin Rite. For devotions in the Eastern Catholic Churches, refer to the articles on the individual Churches or the corresponding Orthodox Churches. Catholic devotions are prayer forms which are… …   Wikipedia


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