There is only one rule in prayer, and that is ‘pray as you can and not as you can’t’. Some people like to use the rosary as vocal prayer, others for intellectual meditation, others in contemplation, and yet others with a sort of amalgam of all three. And all are correct - if we offer people any particular way of praying we must be ready to reassure them that they are perfectly free to explore other ways if they find ours not to their taste.
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