Type: Rosaries

National Eucharistic Congress Official Rosary

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The official 2024 Custom Rosary for the National Eucharistic Congress, presented by the exclusive designer and manufacturer, Ghirelli.
A percentage of all proceeds from sales of the rosary will benefit the National Eucharistic Congress.
About the Rosary

”We are grateful to Ghirelli® for their partnership in offering the Official Rosary of the 10th National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage. Our Lady wants to teach us how to draw near to her Eucharistic Son, and we hope that this special Rosary will encourage many to join their prayers to Hers for the renewal of our Church and our world.” — Most Reverend Andrew H. Cozzens, Bishop of Crookston, MN

The Eucharistic Congress Official Custom Rosary is wholly Eucharistic in concept and design. 

The Crucifix

The Crucifix takes inspiration from the Gospel passage John 15:1-4-5: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.…. Remain in me as I remain in you. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit because, without me, you can do nothing.”

The Centerpiece
The Centerpiece is an exact and highly detailed replica of the original Monstrance blessed by the Holy Father Pope Francis that was designed exclusively for the 10th National Eucharistic Congress that will carry Jesus in the Eucharist into the event arena. The Host in the middle of the Monstrance is hand-enameled in white.

The Monstrance is a tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the National Eucharistic revival. “I will be with you always until the end of time” (Matthew 28:20) The Words of Matthew’s Gospel are the summary and reason for the NEC, the Real Presence of Jesus in the Consecrated Host.

The Details

The 5x7mm oval  Bohemian glass beads are solid white,  symbolizing purity, holiness and virtue.

The antique gold finish of the rosary components provides an heirloom look and feel, while the gold color represents the royalty and Kingship of Jesus.

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Ghirelli is Art in the Rosary
"Art means revealing God in everything that exists." ~ Herman Hesse

Ghirelli® is a brand that has carved a niche for itself with its unique approach to the rosary. The beauty, inspiration, and harmony of Ghirelli rosaries are not just a style but a testament to their love for the craft. They strive for perfection, using their expertise to bring the mysteries they contemplate to life. Each Ghirelli® masterpiece is a testament to their commitment to elevate the heart and generate unforgettable, timeless emotions. 

Their commitment to quality is evidenced by the countless quality checks each rosary undergoes, as they aim to create items that will last forever. They use only the best materials and manufacture their products with care. 

The Ghirelli® brand is synonymous with beauty and excellence in the Rosary world. Their creations are unique and exclusive, bringing the essence of "Made in Italy" to life. They have kept their independence and philosophy while focusing on true Italian elegance. 

Their commitment to essential values is evident in their respect for and promotion of the work ethic. They are committed to Catholic principles and put the person and their dignity at the center of each choice. Their unique approach has led them to achieve extraordinary goals, and their creativity has earned them prestigious awards, including from clients in the art world.

Ghirelli for the Vatican

For more than 30 years, Ghirelli® has partnered with the Holy See to create and produce the Official Rosaries, which are donated by the Holy Father during his many Audiences and Apostolic Journeys. We created a Collection expressing the highest levels of Italian craftsmanship, characterized by exceptional finishes and careful attention to every detail.

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