Pray the Holy Rosary with Mother Teresa
♦The Joyful Mysteries
♦The Luminous Mysteries
♦The Sorrowful Mysteries
♦The Glorious Mysteries
Start with the sign of the Cross
In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
♦The Apostle's Creed...,
♦Hail Mary... (3 times),
For each Mystery (see Mysteries below), meditate on the Mystery and say ...
♦Hail Mary... (10 times),
♦Joyful Mysteries - Monday and Saturday. Also during the season of Advent they are recited on Sundays. Note: These were also normally recited on Thursday, but the Pope has suggested the new Luminous Mysteries for Thursday.
♦1. The Annunciation
♦2. The Visitation
♦3. The Nativity
♦4. The Presentation
♦5. The Finding of Jesus in the Temple
♦Sorrowful Mysteries - Tuesday and Friday. Also during the season of Lent they are recited on Sundays.
♦1. The Agony in the Garden
♦2. The Scourging at the Pillar
♦3. The Crowning with Thorns
♦4. The Carrying of the Cross
♦5. The Crucifixion
♦Glorious Mysteries - Wednesday. Also Sundays they are recited from Easter until the season of Advent.
♦1. The Resurrection
♦2. The Ascension
♦3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit
♦4. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
♦5. The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
♦Luminous Mysteries - Thursday (as suggested by the Pope).
♦from Apostolic Letter On the Most Holy Rosary Rosarium Virginis Mariae
♦1. Jesus Baptism in the Jordan
♦2. Jesus self- manifestation at the wedding of Cana
♦3. Proclamation of the Kingdom of God
♦4. The Transfiguration
♦5. Institution of the Eucharist
♦After each Mystery the "Fatima Prayer" is said:
O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,
save us from the fire of hell,
lead all souls to Heaven,
especially those who are in most need of Thy Mercy.
After completing a group of five Mysteries, say the Hail Holy Queen prayer.
♦Litany to Our Lady
Text © Mother Teresa Center of the Missionaries of Charity