And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
Lk 1, 38
Was der Rosenkranz und die unheilbare Krankheit der Mutter Paul McCartneys mit einem der berühmtesten Songs der Beatles zu tun haben, das erklärt Radio Vatikan in diesem Beitrag.
One of the Beatles came home one afternoon to to find his mother clutching a set of rosary beads and praying . She had just been told she had an incurable disease and had turned to a traditional Catholic prayer.
As Monsignor Peter Fleetwood tells us there’s a story that the scene inspired Paul McCartney to write one of his most popular songs…
„…When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom: Let it be!“…
„…Paul McCartney must have known Our Lady’s life story well, because „Let it be“ is what she said when the angel told her God would be with her – „be it done unto me according to Thy Word .
Please never turn your nose up to the rosary, Paul didn’t …“
„…I really worry about future generations of Catholics who know very few prayers and are really not used to God being part of their daily lives…“