SAGINAW – “A Rosary for A Future Full of Hope” with the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, is now airing on Ave Maria Radio, WMAX 1440-AM. The rosary was recorded this summer in both English and Spanish when Bishop Cistone and faithful from the diocese were guests of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor.
“I warmly invite you to join me in the recitation of the rosary, which allows us to contemplate the great mysteries of Christ through the eyes of His mother, the Virgin Mary,” Bishop Cistone said.
“A Rosary for A Future Full of Hope” praying for the People of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw began airing in October, the month of the holy rosary, and will continue to air daily on WMAX. The rosary airs Monday-Friday at 5:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; Saturdays at 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.; and Sundays at 5:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. The Glorious Mysteries are recited on Sundays and Wednesdays, the Joyful Mysteries on Mondays and Saturdays, the Sorrowful Mysteries on Tuesdays and Fridays, and the Luminous Mysteries on Thursdays.
“Join me in prayer to our Blessed Mother, asking her to strengthen us in faith and hope,” Bishop Cistone said.
“A Rosary for A Future Full of Hope” was made possible through the generous support of Ave Maria radio in Ann Arbor. Ave Maria radio has been bringing Catholic radio to the faithful of the diocese since 2001.
Both language versions of “A Rosary for A Future Full of Hope” will be available on CDs. Parishes across the diocese will soon receive information about how to obtain copies.
The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw was established by Pope Pius XI on February 26, 1938. Today, it includes 6,955 square miles across Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Sanilac, Saginaw and Tuscola counties. The diocesan 75th anniversary year of prayer and celebration for blessings past and yet to come began on September 8, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and will conclude on August 15, 2013, the Solemnity of the Assumption, the patronal feast of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw.