‘GEOGRAPHICAL’ rosary – Ven. Archbishop Fulton J Sheen Onyx / Jasper rosary (26 in.) – RSTS.21451

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‘GEOGRAPHICAL’ ROSARY (World Mission Rosary) Venerable Archbishop Fulton J Sheen:

AVES: 8 mm matte jet Black Onyx (symbol of garment of priest)

PATERS: Natural ‘Rainbow Jasper’ also known as ‘Impression Jasper’ mined from the bed of the ocean the water that surrounds all 5 continents. 5 colors remain on each:

CRUCIFIX: ART NOUVEAU – Europe / late19c – (3 in.)

CENTER:┬áLG LILY MADONNA CENTER – France / 1880s – ( 1.25 in. )


HISTORY: In 1951, Archbishop Fulton J Sheen was the national director of the Society for the Propagation of Faith. He made an appeal to ‘Embrace the World in Prayer” With this in mind, he took the 5 decades of the traditional rosary and dedicated each decade with one of 5 colors to represent the different mission regions of the world.

FIVE COLORS
1. YELLOW (the rising sun over Asia)

2. RED for the blood of American martyrs

3. WHITE: for Europe, home of the Holy Father and his call for a new Evangeliztion

4. BLUE: For the waters embracing the Island nations of Oceana

5. GREEN: For the grasslands and forests of Africa


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Bronze: ($238) your special price $190.40

Sterling: ($492) your special price $393.60

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