The Rosary

Pope Saint Pius The  Rosary is the most beautiful and the most rich in graces of all prayers; it is the prayer that touches most the Heart of the Mother of God and if you wish peace to reign in your homes, recite the family Rosary.


QUEEN OF THE MOST HOLY ROSARY
Our Lady of the Rosary and Jesus handing rosaries to St. Catherine of Siena and St. Dominic

Saint Dominic

One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world.

Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary is the key to conversions and to the attainment of eternal salvation.

After the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the Holy Rosary is the prayer most pleasing to Our Lady . . . now reigns in heaven as Queen next to her Son, Christ the King. She has been given the privilege to bestow God’s graces to her . . . Why because the rosary with its 3 Mysteries, one can following the steps of His life. We have to Focus on the meditation of each decades which can follow His complete life on earth. I have provided for you The Rosary directly from the bible. Also, so you can meditate I have enclosed to you the videos from the Life of Christ {“The Greatest Story ever told“} There is no movie that can compare to it, produced by Fr. Patrick Peyton the rosary Priest. Meditating on the mysteries of Jesus’ life will thus bear much fruit for us.

OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY

Pope Pius XII

There is no surer means of calling down God’s blessings upon the family . . . than the daily recitation of the Rosary.

How To Say The Rosary

The word Rosary comes from the Latin ”  Rosario” meaning a wreath for chaplet of roses which was used to denote a collection of sayings and prayers, Prior to the Christian era noted cords and strings of stones had been used to keep track of repeated prayers and penitential acts. Among the early hermits, anchorites and monks a devotion to our Lady was prevalent Legend has it the Saint lldephones’

and later St. Dominic received directions concerning the recitation of the Rosary from Mary herself. The recitation of Hail Mary’s to be counted by the aid of Pate Rosters was common in the 12th century. Gradually to the prayers of praise, the Hail Mary, a second part, a prayer of petition the “Holy Mary”was added in varying forms. The prayer as we have today was given approved from the Roman Breviary of 1568.

The word Rosary meansCrown of Roses. Many great popes, saints, and Christian leaders have exhorted us to pray the rosary. It’s a powerful prayer, they say, one that can change your life, strengthen the family, bring peace to the world, convert entire nations, and win the salvation of souls.

According to those particular aspects of our Lady’s life on which we meditate. In this way the full fifteen decades of the Rosary have their own particular points for meditation and plays out the life of Jesus.

The Joyful mysteries direct our souls towards neighbor, the Sorrowful to our love of self and the

                                                              Glorious mysteries lead us to a greater love of God thus the Rosary is a school of Perfect Love following the Great Commandment of love of God and neighbor.

If you say the Rosary faithfully until death, I do assure you that, in spite of the gravity of your sins you shall receive a never-fading crown of glory.Even if you are on the brink of damnation, even if you have one foot in hell, even if you have sold your soul to the devil as sorcerers do who practice black magic, and even if you are a heretic as obstinate as a devil, sooner or later you will be converted and will amend your life and save your soul, if and mark well what I say if you say the Rosary devoutly every day until death for the purpose of knowing the truth and obtaining contrition and pardon for your sins. St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Blessed : Alan de la Roche

What the saints have said about the Rosary and the Hail Mary . . .“If you persevere in reciting the Rosary, this will be a most probable sign of your eternal salvation.”

Assigned to each fifteen decades of the Rosary is a particular mystery on which we meditate during the recitation. This meditation on the mysteries is said to be the very essence of the Rosary. The mysteries are grouped according to three definite categories:

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The Rosary Story Part Its Origin and Nature

The Rosary Story Part 2 — How to Say It

The                  Joyful             Sorrowful               The Glorious

Begin With: The Creed ++ 1 Our Father ++ 3 Hail Mary’s  ++ 1 Glory Be

Note: The most beautiful images for The Rosary: The link of these images are supplied by The Catholic Library Imprinatur Archbishop Michael Augustin on February 8, 1887

THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES

VIDEO The Life of Christ
The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

The First Joyful Mystery 

The AnnunciationHumility

And the angel said to her: Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found grace with God. Behold thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be call the Son of the most High; and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne David his father; and he shall reign in the house of Jacob. And of his kingdom there shall be no end. (Luke 1: 28-33)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Second Joyful Mystery  

The Visitation Charity

And it came to pass, that when Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary the infant leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: And she cried out with a loud voice, and said: Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For behold as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the Infant in my womb leaped for joy. (Luke 1: 41-44)

1 – Our Father + + + 10 – Hail Mary’s + + + 1- Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Third Joyful Mystery

The Nativity Poverty

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped Him up in swaddling clothes, and laid him in the manger; because there was no room at the inn. And there were in the same country shepherds, watching, and keeping the night watches over their flock. And behold an angel of the Lord stood by them, and the brightness of God shone round about them; and they feared with great fear. And the angel said to them: Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, that shall be to all the people: For this day, is born to you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord, in the city of David.    (Luke 2 : 7-11)

1 – Our Father + + + 10 – Hail Mary’s + + + 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Fourth Joyful Mystery

The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple – Obedience

And after the days of her purification, according to the law of Moses, were accomplished, they carried Him to Jerusalem, to present Him to the Lord: and to offer a sacrifice according as it is written in the law of the Lord, a par of turtledoves, or two pigeons: And behold there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon, and this mas was just and devote, waiting for the consolation Israel; and the Holy Ghost was in him. And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother; Behold this child is set for the fall. and for the resurrection of many Israel, and for a sign which shall be Contradicted.      (Luke 2: 22- 23-24-25-34)

1 – Our  Father   10 – Hail Mary’s   1 – Glory Be    Fatima Prayer

The Fifth Joyful Mystery

The Finding of Jesus Piety

And it came to pass, that, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, hearing them, and asking questions. And all that heard him were astonished at his wide band answers. And seeing him, they wondered. And his mother said to him: Son, why hast thou done so to us? Behold thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said to them: How is it that you sought me? did you not know, that I must be about my Father business. (Luke 2: 46 -49)

1 – Our Father + + + 10 – Hail Mary’s + + + 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

THE SOROWFUL MYSTERIES

VIDEO

The Life of Christ
The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

The First Sorrowful Mystery

The Agony in the GardenRepentance

Then Jesus came with them into a country place which is called Gethsemane. And he said to his disciples: Sit you here, till I go yonder and pray. And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to grow sorrowful and to be sad. Then saith to them: My soul is sorrowful even unto death. Stay you here and watch with me. And going a little further, he fell upon his face, praying, and saying: My Father, if it be possible, let this Chalice pass from me. Nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. And he cometh to his disciples, and findeth them asleep, and he saith to Peter: What ? Could you not watch one hour with me ? (St. Matt.26: 36,37,38,39,40)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer    

The Second Sorrowful Mystery 

                                  The Scourging At The Pillar – Purity

                                                                                     

Pilate therefore said to him: Art thou a king then ? Jesus answered: Thou sayest that I am a king. For this was I born, and for this came I into the world; that I should give testimony to the truth. Every one that is of the truth, heareth my voice. Pilate saith to him: What is truth ? And when he said this, he went out again to the Jews, and saith To them: I find no cause in him. But you have a custom That I should release one unto you at the pasch: Will you, therefore, that I release unto you the king of the Jews ? Then cried they all again, saying not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber. Then therefore Pilate Took Jesus, and scourged him.       (St. John 18: 37-40)

1 Our Father +++ 10 Hail Mary’s +++ 1 Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Third Sorrowful Mystery

The Crowning ThornsCourage

Then stripping him, they put a scarlet cloak about him. And platting a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowing the knee before him, they mocked him,, saying: Hail, king of the Jews. And spitting upon him, they took the reed, and struck his head. And after they mocked him, they took off the cloak from him, and put on him his own garments, and led him away to crucify him.

(Matt 27: 28-31)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Fourth Sorrowful Mystery 

The Carrying of His Cross Patience

And bearing his own cross, he went forth to that place which place which is called Calvary, but in Hebrew Golgotha. Where they crucified him, and with him two others, one on each side, and Jesus in the midst. And Pilate wrote a title also: and he put upon the cross. And the writing was: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS.          (John 19: 17 – 20)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery

The Crucifixion Self Denile

But after they were come to Jesus, when they saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. But one of the soldiers with a spear opened his side: and immediately the came out blood and water. And he saw that it hath given testimony: and his testimony is true. And he knoweth that he saith true; that you also believe. For these things were done, that the scripture might be fulfilled: You shall not break a bone of him. Again another scripture saith: they shall look upon him whom they pierced. (St. John 19: 33-37)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

VIDEO

The Life of Christ
The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary

First Glorious Mystery

The ResurrectionFaith

And looking, they saw the stone rolled back. For it was very great. And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side clothed with a white robe: and they were astonished. Who saith to them: Be not frightened; you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified; he is risen, he is not here, behold the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you in Galilee; there you shall see him, as he told you. But he rising early the first day of the week, appeared to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. (St. Mark 16: 4,5,6,7,9)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

Second Glorious Mystery

The AscensionHope

But you shall receive the power of the Holy Ghost coming upon you, and you shall witness unto me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and even the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had said these things, while they looked on, he was raised up: and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they were beholding him going up to heaven, behold two men stood by them in white garments. Who also said: Ye men of Galilee, why stand you looking up to heaven? This Jesus who is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come, as you have seen him going to heaven. ( Acts 1: 8-11)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Third Glorious Mystery

The Descent of the Holy GhostLove

And when the days of Pentecost were accomplished, They were all together in one place: And suddenly There came a sound from heaven, as of a mighty wind Coming, and it filled the whole house where they were Sitting. And there appeared to them parted tongues as It were of fire, and it sat upon every one of them. And They were filled with the Holy Ghost. and they began To speak with divers of tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak. (Act 2:1-4)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Fourth Glorious Mystery

The AssumptionEternal Happiness

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin into heaven is the mystery of purity. The Immaculate Conception prepared for the Annunciation by providing spiritual incorruptibility, the Annunciation led to the Nativity, and the Assumption followed as a gracious consequence because it was not fitting that the body that bore the body of Jesus Christ should ever be violated by any form of corruption. (Catholic Devotions)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

The Fifth Glorious Mystery The Coronation BVM

The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin as Queen of Heaven came as a logical climax to her career as the mother of the Redeemer. The purpose of the redemption of mankind a second opportunity to spend eternity in heaven. Adam has squandered the first opportunity, and he had lost it for the whole human race. After the redemption through Jesus Christ each human being would be personally and sole responsible whether or not he would swell in heaven. It is fitting that the woman who brought the Redeemer into this world should be the hostess, as it were, to welcome all those good noble souls that her Son has enables to find their way into heaven.    (Catholic Devotions)

1 – Our Father +++ 10 – Hail Mary’s +++ 1 – Glory Be +++ Fatima Prayer

Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears! Turn, then, O most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us Pray. O God, whose only-begotten Son, by His life, death and resurrection, has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life, grant, we beseech Thee, that meditating on these mysteries of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may imitate what they contain, and obtain what they promise, through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen

The Perfect Act of Contrition

O my God! I am heartily sorry
For having offended Thee and
I detest all my sins, because
I dread the loss of Heaven and the pains of Hell;
But most of all because I have offended Thee, My God,

Who art allgood and deserving of all my love.
I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace,
To confess my sins, to do penance,
And to amend my life.
Amen.

Prayer for priests, religious vocations and families:

V. O Lord, grant us priests.               R. O Lord, grant us priests.
V. O Lord, grant us holy priests.       R. O Lord, grant us holy priests.
V. O Lord, grant us many holy priests, R. O Lord, grant us many holy priests.
V. O Lord, grant us many holy religious vocations. R. O Lord, grant us many holy religious vocations.
V. O Lord, grant us Catholic families.   R. O Lord, grant us Catholic families.
                      V. St. Pius X.                             R. Pray for us.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have Mercy on Us                                                  Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have Mercy on Us                                                   Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Have Mercy on Us                                                  

                         

        Most Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pray for us                      Our Lady of the Rosary, Pray for us  

 Our Lady the Mystical Rose, Pray for us

O Mary conceived without sin, Pray for us O Mary conceived without sin, Pray for us O Mary conceived without sin, Pray for us

All you Angels and Saints, Pray for us

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