Outpouring of Trust

Magnificat – Five Decade Rosary

$56.00

Royal purple agate and pure white howlite beads are paired with silver accents to create this rosary proclaiming the greatness of Our Lord.

Scroll down to learn more about this rosary and the Magnificat!

 

In the unlikely event that this rosary should break, simply gather all the beads you can find and email me. You only pay for shipping and the replacement of missing parts; major beads and the medals.

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Description

The Magnificat is Mary’s song of praise about God that she said during the Visitation when John the Baptist leaped in Elizabeth’s womb and Elizabeth proclaimed that Mary was blessed and the Mother of God.

The full text of the prayer (also found in Luke 1:46-56) is below, but the most important line is the first: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior”.

All of Mary points to God. His majesty, His power, His love.

It’s fitting that these royal and mysterious purple beads are used to point your mediation to Mary’s Magnificat. Instead of focusing on the usual blue for Mary, this rosary focuses on the royalty of Jesus, just as Mary’s Magnificat points solely to God and away from herself.

What in your life is taking your focus away from God? What do you need to change so you can say with Mary “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord”? Take these distractions and idols to Mary and ask her to help you let go of them. She longs to bring you to her Son. You only have to ask.

Paired with these purple agate Hail Mary beads are white howlite Our Father beads to remind you of the goal of life – heaven, in perfect union with God – but threaded through with grey to remind you of your humanity – that we needed Jesus to be our Savior and must continually ask for the graces to become holy.

To finish off the rosary, the centerpiece is the Miraculous Medal (a beautiful devotion to Mary that is well worth your time researching) and a stunningly ornate crucifix both pointing to the Heavenly glory of God.

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The Magnificat prayer as written in the Breviary:

“My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior
for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.

From this day all generations will call me blessed:
the Almighty has done great things for me,
and holy is his Name.

He has mercy on those who fear him
in every generation.

He has shown the strength of his arm,
he has scattered the proud in their conceit.

He has cast down the mighty from their thrones,
and has lifted up the lowly.

He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich he has sent away empty.

He has come to the help of his servant Israel
for he has remembered his promise of mercy,
the promise he made to our fathers,
to Abraham and his children for ever.

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At 16 inches long, with 8mm beads, this rosary is roughly the same size as your standard rosary. The rosary is assembled with 49-strand steel beading wire, crimping beads, and wire protectors, so it is super strong and will last a lifetime of use. While I do strength test every rosary, it is still a handmade piece and prone to human error. So, should it break, simply gather all the beads you can find and contact me and I’ll gladly repair it for you for free sans shipping and the replacement of major parts (if you loose the spacers, don’t even worry about it).

The beads are stone and have a weight to them, which I always find helps me really focus when I’m praying. They also take on the ambient temperature of the room- so in winter I usually find my rosary to be a little chilly- just another reminder that you’re praying! But they also quickly warm up from your body heat.

The beading wire stretches slightly as it is used (this is normal – it wears in like good leather boots) so you will still be able to slide the beads along as you pray.

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Features of the rosary:

Center piece: 3/4″x5/8″ Miraculous Medal silver oxidized center piece with a slight blue tone

Crucifix: 1-3/4″x1″ detailed silver oxidized crucifix

Hail Mary beads: 8mm matte striped purple agate semi-precious stone beads

Our Father beads: 8mm white howlite semi-precious stone beads

Spacers: 4mm light grey-blue mother of pearl spacer beads with silver oxidized flower bead caps and black czech glass seed beads

— Have a particular devotion, size, color, or style of rosary that you are looking for? Send me a message at outpouringoftrust@gmail.com and I’d be happy to make a custom rosary just for you. —

Additional information

Weight 3.5 oz
Dimensions 7 × 5 × 1 in
Color

purple, silver, white

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While many items are made to order, I always strive to get shipments out within 1-2 business days. Shipping usually takes 2-3 days after that to get to your house.

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Your Impact

In light of the new New York bill allowing abortions up to birth, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

The second is the Sisters of Life, a newer religious community founded in 1991 in New York to promote the dignity of every human life. They have houses for women to come live with them during and after their pregnancy as they get back on their feet, as well as counseling for post abortion healing, and other missions.

About the artist

Hi! I’m Monica Skrzypczak; an oil painter and watercolorist with a passion for creating beauty and bringing faith into every home. Feel free to contact me to commission a painting or a custom rosary!

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