THE ROSARY

 

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Full sequence

        1 Make the Sign of the Cross and say the ‘Apostles’ Creed.’

        2 Say the ‘Our Father.’

        3 Say three ‘Hail Marys.’

        4 Say the ‘Glory be to the Father.’

        5 Announce the First Mystery; then say the ‘Our Father.’

        6 Say ten ‘Hail Marys,’ while meditating on the Mystery.

        7 Say the ‘Glory be to the Father…’

        x Announce the Second Mystery; then say the ‘Our Father.’

          Repeat 6 and 7 and continue with Third, Fourth and Fifth Mysteries

          in the same manner.

Joyful Mysteries

      The Annunciation.

      The Visitation.

      The Nativity.

      The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple.

      The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple.

Sorrowful Mysteries

      The Agony in the Garden.

      The Scourging at the Pillar.

      The Crowning with Thorns.

      The Carrying of the Cross.

      The Crucifixion.

Glorious Mysteries

      The Resurrection.

      The Ascension. Fruit of the Mystery: Hope and desire for Heaven

      The Descent of the Holy Spirit.

      The Assumption of Mary.

      The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Luminous Mysteries

      The Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan.

      The Wedding at Cana.

      Jesus’ Proclamation of the Kingdom of God.

      The Transfiguration.

      The Institution of the Eucharist.