THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES

Annunciation
"Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women." [Luke 1:28]

Visitation
"When Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary the babe in her womb leapt, and she was filled with the Holy Spirit." [Luke 1:41]

Nativity
"And she brought forth her first-born Son and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes." [Luke 2:7]

Presentation
"According to the law of Moses, they took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord." [Luke 2:32]

Finding in the Temple
"After three days they found Him in the Temple. He was sitting in the midst of the teachers." [Luke 2:45,46]



THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

Agony
"Jesus came with them to Gethsemane and He began to be saddened and exceedingly troubled." [Matt. 26:36,37]

Scourging
"Pilate then took Jesus and had Him scourged." [Jn. 19:1]

Crowning
"And plaiting a crown of thorns they put it upon His head and a reed in His right hand." [Matt. 27:29]

Carrying of Cross
"And bearing the Cross for Himself, He went forth to the place called The Skull." [Jn. 19:17]

Crucifixion
"And when they came to the place called The Skull they crucified Him." [Luke 23:33]


THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

Resurrection
"He is not here, but has risen. Behold the place where they laid Him." [Luke 24:6; Mark 16:6]

Ascension
"And He was taken up into Heaven and sits at the Right Hand of God." [Mark 16:19]

Descent of Holy Spirit
"And suddenly there came a sound from Spirit Heaven...and there appeared to them parted tongues...and they were filled with the Holy Spirit." [Acts 2:2, 3, 4, 11]

Assumption
"Hear, O daughter, and see; turn your ear, for the King shall desire your beauty. All glorious is the king's daughter as she enters; her rainment is threaded with spun gold." [Ps. 45:10-14]

Coronation
"And a great sign appeared in Heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars." [Rev. 12:1]

THE LUMINOUS MYSTERIES

Baptism in the Jordan

Wedding at Cana

Proclamation of the Kingdom

The Transfiguration

Institution of the Eucharist


In order to recite the entire twenty Decades,
the following may be rotated according to days:

Joyful Mysteries - Monday and Sunday
Advent to Lent

Sorrowful Mysteries - Tuesday and Friday
and Sunday of Lent


Luminous Mysteries - Thursdays Easter To Advent


Glorious Mysteries - Wednesday and Saturday and
Sunday Easter to Advent