Chaplet (prayer)

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A Chaplet is a form of Christian prayer which uses prayer beads. Some chaplets have a strong Marian element, others focus more directly on Jesus or the Saints. Chaplets are "personal devotionals." They have no set form and vary considerably. In the Roman Catholic Church, while the usual five-decade Dominican rosary is a chaplet, often chaplets have fewer beads than a traditional rosary and a different set of prayers. In the Anglican Communion, a chaplet often includes one week of the Anglican rosary.

Common chaplets

Common Chaplets include:

See also

References

  1. ^ PD-icon.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Dolour beads". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  2. ^ EWTN.com: The Chaplet of St. Michael the Archangel; Retrieved on September 24, 2006.

Bibliography

  • My Treasury of Chaplets, by Patricia S. Quintiliani, The Ravengate Press, 1986/99. ISBN 0-911218-36-X

External links

  • Sisters of Carmel (photos of many different chaplets)
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