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Rosary (How to Pray)

Information on how to pray the Rosary is found here.

1. Make the "Sign of the Cross" and say the "Apostles' Creed." (cross)

2. Say the "Our Father." (first single bead)

3. Say three "Hail Marys." (next three beads)

4. Say the "Glory Be to the Father." (space in between three beads and next single bead)

5. Announce the first mystery (choose Joyful [Mondays & Saturdays]; Sorrowful [Tuesdays & Fridays]; Luminous [Thursdays]; or Glorious [Wednesdays & Sundays] and select the first event of the appropriate mystery), then say the "Our Father." (next single bead)

6. Say 10 "Hail Marys" while meditating on the mystery. (next 10 beads to the right)

7. Say the "Glory Be to the Father" and the "Fatima Prayer." (space in between the 10 beads and the next single bead)

8. Announce the second mystery (choose Joyful [Mondays & Saturdays]; Sorrowful [Tuesdays & Fridays]; Luminous [Thursdays]; or Glorious [Wednesdays & Sundays] and select the first event of the appropriate mystery), then say the "Our Father." (next single bead)

9. Say 10 "Hail Marys" while meditating on the mystery. (next 10 beads to the right)

10. Say the "Glory Be to the Father" and the "Fatima Prayer." (space in between the 10 beads and the next single bead)

11. Announce the third mystery (choose Joyful [Mondays & Saturdays]; Sorrowful [Tuesdays & Fridays]; Luminous [Thursdays]; or Glorious [Wednesdays & Sundays] and select the first event of the appropriate mystery), then say the "Our Father." (next single bead)

12. Say 10 "Hail Marys" while meditating on the mystery. (next 10 beads to the right)

13. Say the "Glory Be to the Father" and the "Fatima Prayer." (space in between the 10 beads and the next single bead)

14. Announce the fourth mystery (choose Joyful [Mondays & Saturdays]; Sorrowful [Tuesdays & Fridays]; Luminous [Thursdays]; or Glorious [Wednesdays & Sundays] and select the first event of the appropriate mystery), then say the "Our Father." (next single bead)

15. Say 10 "Hail Marys" while meditating on the mystery. (next 10 beads to the right)

16. Say the "Glory Be to the Father" and the "Fatima Prayer." (space in between the 10 beads and the next single bead)

17. Announce the fifth mystery (choose Joyful [Mondays & Saturdays]; Sorrowful [Tuesdays & Fridays]; Luminous [Thursdays]; or Glorious [Wednesdays & Sundays] and select the first event of the appropriate mystery), then say the "Our Father." (next single bead)

18. Say 10 "Hail Marys" while meditating on the mystery. (next 10 beads to the right)

19. Say the "Glory Be to the Father" and the "Fatima Prayer." (space in between the 10 beads and the next single bead)

20. Say the "Hail Holy Queen." (medal)

21. Say the "Prayer After the Rosary." (medal)

 

 

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