"Matthew Swaim takes a unique approach to Rosary devotion in exploring the many facets of the mysteries of the Rosary found in the Mass. Follow Matthew as he discovers a new dimension to the traditional devotion of Rosary prayer. Meditations on scripture through the Joyful, Sorrowful, Luminous, and Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary become ever new and inspirational when connected directly to the celebration of the Eucharist. All twenty mysteries of the rosaries are considered and each chapter offers suggestions at the end to help you deepen your awareness of Christ's love.PaperbackView sample pages.Endorsements""What a beautiful way to connect the two most popular practices of the Church! What's more Catholic, in the popular imagination, than the Mass and the Rosary? Matt Swaim shows us a way to integrate them in a life of prayer that's a continuous act of praise. This book is rich, and it's for everybody. Share the wealth."" Mike Aquilina, Executive Vice-President, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, EWTN host""Matt Swaim offers insight and clarity as he explains the significance of the mysteries of the Rosary in our daily lives. As a convert to Catholicism, Matt shares his vibrant, mature faith in a wise and witty handbook to make the Rosary more accessible and meaningful as a form of prayer and meditation. An inspiring new voice in Catholic publishing.""Marybeth Hicks, Columnist for the Washington Times""What a glorious idea -- ""viewing the Mass through the lens of the Rosary, and vice versa!"" This book has instilled in me new excitement and wonder for both. Complete with insights from Scripture, sayings of the saints, the author's personal anecdotes and reflections, practical questions and poignant prayers for each and every rosary mystery, this book is an invaluable guide for all who would seek to grow closer to Christ. And coming from Matt Swaim, that The Eucharist and the Rosary: Mystery, Meditation, Power, Prayer is as fun as it is profound, well, that's no mystery.""Dr. Kevin Vost, author of Memorize the Faith and Fit for Eternal Life"
Matthew Swaim works at Sacred Heart Radio in Cincinnati, Ohio and is the producer of "The Son Rise Morning Show," a nationally syndicated program on the EWTN global Catholic radio network. He holds a B.S. degree in Media Communications (2002) from Asbury College.
Though serving in many non-Catholic Christian ministries prior to his conversion, Swaim entered the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil of 2005, and his "zeal of conversion" brings an added excitement to his practice of the faith.
He and his wife Colleen reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Watch an interview with Matt Swaim: Journey Home - Former Methodist - Marcus Grodi with Matt Swaim - 03-14-2011
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