Here below follow ten points of why we include Latin in this prayer book, or for that matter, all the Step-by-Step Rosary prayer books. We want to pray for the deceased and that the soul comes to Heaven and that is why we have the prayers in Latin. Regardless if you know latin or not, see the importance of a Bishop or a Priest using a sacred language when praying for your soul and salvation.
But, pray with your heart speaking to God and if that is through your mother tongue, then pray …
Three languages were nailed to the Cross, the sign of our Salvation. Latin is one of them.
Latin is the language of the Roman Church.
People who have become saints, who are blessed, prayed in Latin for hundreds of years. People creating prayers to glory God, have created prayers in Latin.
Latin is not a “dead” language, but rather a language that has ceased to develop over the centuries. And therefore, it remains. There is no “modernization” or adaptation to the “new” world.
Latin therefore preserves Faith.
Latin unifies people from all over the world regardless of your mother tongue. You can celebrate Holy Mass, in Latin, worldwide under one Latin is unity among diversity and diversity becomes unity through the one language. You are in community when you pray together, no matter where you are from. You show unity with the Roman Church, by using the language of the Church and through using the Roman language, you also affirm it.
According to exorcists, the Devil and the demons, hate Latin.
Tradition, formality, and formation. The priest follows a strict format, used by priests, bishops, archbishops and popes for centuries. The priests work the texts in front of him, and there is no room for an informal creation, or a spontaneously theme, no “own” variations.
Latin keeps the prayers precise and accurate, not watered down by translations, poor language skills translations, translations of translations or populist add-ons.
Vocation, both men and women, have found a vocation through the liturgical language and prayers.