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Important Dates:

1) First Posted on Web in English – Feb. 1999
2) Reviewed by Web Guide Magazine, February 2000, p. 65. Click here to read article
Mr. Klingon creates online tool for praying the devotion

4) Included in the Living Web subject for Miracles (sometime in year 2000) at http://www.thelivingweb.net/miracles.html
5) Included in
Buzzle.com review on Miracles 7/14/2000
6) Held first Ecumenical Rosary Telephone Conference call Dec. 3, 2000 (this call has been held three times a year thereafter)
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7) Late 2001 - German version placed on line
8) Added to
Ultimate Catholic Library CD 2002 click here to purchase
9) 3/25/2002 Spanish version placed on line
10) 9/30/2002 Free Brochures were made available (will send up to 10 brochures anywhere in the world free of charge). To date, thousands of free brochures have been sent out worldwide -
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11) Oct. 2002 Pope John Paul II adds the Luminous Mysteries to the traditional rosary. Two of the new mysteries are EMR “miracles” - (2) his self-manifestation at the wedding of Cana, and (4) his Transfiguration. In his
Rosarium Virginis Mariae, the Pope states that the traditional rosary is ecumenical.
12) 12/23/2002 French version placed on line
13) 3/1/2003  Nasrani Church of the East  http://www.mishqana.org/ adds EMR to its regular liturgy

14) April 2003 Prayer requests are accepted by the web site.  Each request is:  responded to by e-mail, prayed for by an EMR volunteer, posted on the Prayer Intentions Page, and included in those intentions we pray over at our periodic EMR conference calls.

15) 7/24/03 EMR featured in the article "Ecumenical Rosary" in July 24th Hyde Park (NY) Townsman. To read the article go to http://users.bestweb.net/~stjames/TownandChurch07242003.html

16) 10/4-5/03 EMR was featured on the "Rosary Hour" Radio Show.  This Polish language show, which airs on 40 stations in North America, included the EMR in its discussion of the papal encyclical Rosarium Virginis Mariae. For a transcript of the radio show click here.

17) Oct. 2003  - Italian version placed on line

18) Oct. 2003  - Path Guy creates tool for praying Ecumenical Miracle Rosary (but uses Apostles Creed) http://www.pathguy.com/rosary.htm

19) Feb. 16, 2004 Spanish language brochures were made available. These brochures will be sent anywhere in the world for free.  Free Spanish brochures can be ordered at http://ecumenicalrosary.org/spanish/spanishbrochures2.htm

20) March 20, 2004  - Ecumenical Miracle Rosary was reviewed by the Dallas Morning News.   This review was later printed in the Houston Chronicle, the Bryan-College Station (TX) Eagle, the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger,  the Twin Cities (MN) Pioneer Press, Faith and Values Media, the Birmingham News, the Mobile Register, and the Ft. Wayne (IN) News-Sentinel. dallasmorningnews1.htm

21) April 10, 2004 - "The Growing Protestant Mary" published in Today's Catholic: todayscatholic.htm

22) April 17, 2004 - "Lutheran Hopes `Ecumenical Rosary' Can Unite Protestants, Catholics" article was written by Religion News and published in the Kansas City Star, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Staten Island Advance, Christian News,  Traverse City (MI) Record- Eagle,   Katholiek Nederland, Nederland Dagblad, IKON Kerknieuws (Dutch TV/Radio), Belgian Kirknet, and The Lutheran: rnsarticle.htm

23) July 22, 2004 - "Adapting the Rosary" article was published in the Bismarck, ND Tribune:


24) December 20, 2004 - "Beads and Blessings" article was published in US News and World Report: beadsandblessings.htm

25) Jan. 5th, 2005  - Portuguese version placed on line

26) January 29, 2005 - "Old Beads, New Twists" was published in the Dallas Morning News; Miami Herald; San Diego Union-Tribune; Orlando Sentinel; Providence Journal; Seattle Times; Ft. Wayne, IN News-Sentinel; Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette; Sunbury, PA Daily Item;  Hudson Valley Times-Herald Record; Pueblo, CO Chieftain; Omaha, NE World-Herald; South Bend, IN Tribune; Portsmouth, NH Herald News; Lakeland, FL Ledger; Allentown, PA Morning Call; Macon, GA Telegraph; Monterey County, CA Herald; Inland Southern California Press Enterprise; Atlantic City, NJ Press;  Ventura County, CA Star; Albuquerque, NM Journal; Akron, OH Beacon Journal; Stockton, CA Record; Columbia, MO Daily Tribune; Spartanburg, SC Herald-Journal; Montgomery, AL Advertizer; Contra Costa, CA Times; Bradenton, FL Herald; Holland, MI Sentinel and others:  dallasmorningnews2.htm

27) April 27, 2005 - English version of the Ecumenical Miracle Rosary brochure is updated and beautified.  You can receive a free version of the brochure by going to:


28) February 28, 2006 - "Get Lent" published on Slate.com


29) August 28th, 2006 - Audio files of the devotion were added to the "Miracles" section of the "Prayers and Miracles" page. Click here to go to the "Miracles" section and the audio files.

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