Rosary rules for Lenten prayer

Woman prays with rosary during Good Friday service outside basilica in Brazil A woman prays with a rosary a Good Friday service outside Our Lady of Aparecida Basilica in Aparecida, Brazil, March 29, 2013. (CNS photo / Roosevelt Cassio, Reuters)

When praying the rosary during Lent, should you pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries?

In this clip, we respond to a question from a listener who asks, "My mother says that during Lent we should do only the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. But I pray other mysteries too – is that okay?" This clip answers that and provides even more insight to the personal devotion of the rosary.

To hear the full episode of Ask Sister from March 16, 2013, click here. (It includes some interesting thoughts on discernment and whether any religious communities accept "repentent sinners").

GSR shares clips from our friends at  A Nun’s Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time and other live podcasts throughout the month: “Ask Sister,” “Motherhouse Road Trip” and “In Good Faith.” Dates and times for the full, live episodes are listed on their program schedule.