But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever. - Psalm 52:8
The olive tree is native to the Holy Land since ancient times, when its oil was used for nourishment, healing, the anointing of prophets and kings and as fuel for the temple lamps in Jerusalem. Today, Christians in Bethlehem carve their cherished olive wood to remind us of Jesus, Mary and the story of our salvation.
Our rosary rings, or finger rosaries, are ideal for pilgrimages, frequent travelers or for praying the rosary while on the move every day. They are conveniently sized and can be worn, placed on a keychain or carried in a wallet, pocket or purse. Their value price also allows them to be perfect giveaways during religious gatherings, celebrations or feast days.
How to Pray the Rosary using a Rosary Ring
A "Rosary Ring" or "Finger Rosary" is worn on the index finger of either hand. The beads are counted by the thumb, which rotates the ring on the finger during the count.
To pray the regular rosary using the ring, pray the initial prayers of the rosary (the Apostles' Creed, the Our Father, three Hail Marys and a Glory Be). Then announce each decade and pray the Our Father on the crucifix, and the ten Hail Marys on the ten "beads" of the ring. At the end of each decade, pray the Glory Be and, if you choose, the "O My Jesus" prayer. After five decades, pray the closing prayers (Hail Holy Queen, etc.