An Anglican had asked if it was OK for non-Catholics to pray the rosary. I did some research and found out that there is a beautiful Anglican Rosary.
Spiritually speaking, the Anglican rosary seems very beautiful to me. It has four groups of seven week beads separated by four cruciform beads. It has an invitatory bead between the cross and the first cruciform bead.
The web site gives instructions on how to pray The Angelus the the Anglican Rosary. If I understand – it goes like this.
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The Cross: Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and shall be forever. Amen.
The Invitatory Bead: We beseech you O Lord to pour your grace into our hearts, that as we have known the incarnation of your Son Jesus Christ by the message of an angel, so by His cross and passion we may be brought to the glory of His resurrection. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
1st cruciform bead: The angel of the Lord brought tidings to Mary; and she conceived by the Holy Spirit.
seven Hail Marys at the seven beads that represent the seven days of creation.
2nd cruciform bead: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.
seven Hail Marys at the seven beads that represent the seven days of the week.
3rd cruciform bead: The word was made flesh and dwelt among us.
seven Hail Marys at the seven beads that represent the seven seasons of the liturgical year.
4th cruciform bead: Pray for us O Holy mother of God that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
seven Hail Marys at the seven beads that represent the seven sacraments of the Church.
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The web site says the Anglican rosary is fairly new (1980’s).
I think the Anglican Rosary is too good for Anglicans to keep to themselves.