Tawau : The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. Each day for the whole month of October and without fail, members of the BECs, Church groups and communities gathered to pray the Holy Rosary, rotating from house to house. The beautiful prayer of the Rosary enables the faithful to be drawn closer and more intimate to Jesus and Mary, Mother of God as well as to one another.
More than 200 parishioners of Holy Trinity Parish attended the Prayer of the Rosary in front of the Grotto on 31st October 2011 as a mark of the close of the Rosary month. The recitation of the mysteries of the Rosary were led by Erlinda Mu and members of the Legion of Mary from the various language groups,
Fr. David A. Garaman and all religious sisters were present with the people in the recitation of the mysteries of the Holy Rosary.
The recitation of the Holy Rosary is a wonderful devotion to our Mother of Perpetual Help for Her wonderful intercession of all prayers and petitions from individual, as a community or as a parish at large.
Soccom HTC Tawau
Dexter Soccom Indah Jaya
Devotion to Mother Mary ~ BEC of Taman IndahSandakan : The Basic Ecclesial Community of Taman Indah Jaya, some 6.5 km from town and with 38 registered families held the month-long block rosary in the whole month of October, the month of the Holy Rosary. This special devotion to Mother Mary was held each night, rotating from house to house. There were nights where members had to be split into two groups to ensure that all families could be visited.
The gathering would begin with the opening hymn, setting a prayerful atmosphere. This is then followed by the proclamation of the word and reflection. The Word of God, which is living and active, calls for our attentive listening and our response in silent reflection.
The recitation of the Holy Rosary, considered a perfect prayer for within it lies the story of our salvation, draws us closer to God and among one another in the community.
After the recitation of the Holy Rosary, members hold hands wishing each other the sign of peace filled with meaning, graciousness and Christian inspiration.
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