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Champions of the Rosary - Book Review

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It’s one thing to “say” the Rosary. It’s quite another thing to “know” the Rosary. In Champions of the Rosary, by Donald H. Calloway, MIC, we not only learn how to “say” the Rosary, but we also learn of its history, as well as of those greats who came before us who championed the recitation of the Rosary. Most importantly, Fr. Calloway communicates to us WHY we should say the Rosary. The Rosary is a spiritual weapon, a heavenly sword, fashioned by the hands of the Divine Craftsman. 1 Fr. Calloway takes great pains to explain that the Rosary is a gift from God, given to St. Dominic via a visitation from the Blessed Mother. It is God, Himself, who designed the Rosary. It would take centuries to make the weapon, but, once completed, it would have the power to slay the malicious dragon since it would be equipped with the only thing capable of defeating him – the saving mysteries of the God Man.2 Fr. Calloway teaches us that it is the faithful’s recitation of the Rosary that defeats evil in…