Word by Word - Slowing Down with the Hail Mary
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In Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary, popular Catholic author Sarah Reinhard compiled an accessible, profound, and unique meditation on each word of the Hail Mary, one of the most important prayer traditions in Catholic life. Each of the reflections encourages readers to “slow down” with the Hail Mary and experience previously unseen dimension in the popular devotion, making it come to life in a new way. This unique, formative, and informative exploration of the beloved prayer is a gift to anyone who wants to be continually changed through it—learning to slow down and examine things more closely.
The book is based on a blog series Reinhard facilitated with popular Catholic writers and social media experts, including Lisa M. Hendey, Brandon Vogt, Paula Huston, Kate Wicker, Pat Gohn, Kevin Lowry, Lisa Mladinich, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, Fr. Patrick Toner, and Jeff Young.
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"A simple concept written so beautifully well."
"Such a simple concept written so beautifully well. Slow down, read a few pages, and find yourself pulled into a closer and more authentic relationship with Mary the Mother of God."
Publisher of Catholic Digest
Coauthor of Small Steps for Catholic Moms
"A gift I plan to give all of my friends this year."
"This is a wonderful book, prayer guide, homage to the Blessed Mother, and a gift I plan to give all of my friends this year. Well done, Sarah Reinhard!"
Author of Journey to Heaven
Cofounder of the Integrated Catholic Life
"Caused me to stop, think, and really reflect on who our Blessed Mother is."
"As a cradle Catholic who has at times taken our beautiful prayers for granted, Word by Word caused me to stop, think, and really reflect on who our Blessed Mother is and the important role she plays in bringing us and keeping us close to Jesus."
EWTN host and bestselling author of Extreme Makeover
"A great feast for us."
"Sarah Reinhard has—like the Woman Wisdom in Proverbs 8—laid a great feast for us by assembling some of best Catholic writers of our time to squeeze the juice out of one of the richest prayers ever to emerge from the Catholic tradition, the Hail Mary. Drink up!"
Mark P. Shea
Author of Mary, Mother of the Son
"A wonderful book!"
"Real men know in their hearts that the Hail Mary is the perfect prayer. What better way to pray than to use the words of an angel to ask for the help of the Mother of God—to ask for our Mother’s help. Thank you, Sarah, for inviting us to slow down and cherish every word of this heart song to Mary. A wonderful book!"
David and Valerie Calvillo
Founds of Real Men Pray the Rosary
"Step inside the simple words and really think them through."
"It takes about thirteen seconds to say a complete Hail Mary, which is one reason so many Catholics call it their ‘go-to’ prayer: In a fast-paced world, we can whisper up a Hail Mary without breaking our stride. With Word by Word, we are invited to step inside the simple words and really think them through. These meditations remind us that an engagement with the Mother of God is full of both grace and power, and that our every thirteen-second supplication is a boomlet toward heaven, for the sake of the world."
Catholic blogger and author of Strange Gods
"Infused our most common prayer with the spirit of the ancient Sabbath."
"Sarah Reinhard has infused our most common prayer with the spirit of the ancient Sabbath—giving the Hail Mary the leisurely, loving reading and recitation it deserves. How appropriate that we should come to pray with the peaceful, contemplative spirit Mary brought to the Holy Family."
EWTN host, writer, author, and speaker
"This book is a gem."
"This book is a gem for all who seek friendship with God in the prayer of the Rosary. The message: slow down and allow the richness and variety of God’s abundant grace in daily life to come alive in your praying heart."
Rev. Wilfred Raymond, C.S.C.
President of Holy Cross Family Ministries
"I find Word by Word absolutely fascinating and delightful in both form and substance. This book is worth far more than you will pay for it."
Executive Director of the National Catholic Register
"You’ll never pray a Rosary the same way again."
"Sarah Reinhard and her colleagues have found a simple, approachable, and potentially life-changing method for bringing the gorgeous, scriptural Hail Mary to vibrant new life. You’ll never pray a Rosary the same way again."
Founder of RosaryArmy.com
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