This beautiful purse- or pocket-sized My Pocket Rosary features a flexible, illustrated cover and reverent, full-color illustrations. My Pocket Rosary, by Rev. J. M. Lelen, Ph.D., is a handy companion for the popular devotion to Our Lady. My Pocket Rosary is perfectly suited for both those who already recite the Rosary and those who wish to learn more about this wonderful devotion.
Rev. J. M. Lelen (1873-1964) was a French Roman Catholic priest and member of the Suplician Order. After serving with the Suplicians in France, he moved to the United States in 1899. Rev. Lelen taught at Dunwoodie Seminary in Yonkers, NY and went on to serve in France, Canada, New Orleans, and Kentucky. He authored many prayer books and completed one of the first Latin-to-English translation of The Confessions of St. Augustine in 1952. In 1963, he was awarded the Papal Cross from Pope Paul IV for his service to the Church.