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A Rosary Prayers Guide

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How to Pray the Rosary

How to pray the Rosary

1. The Sign of the Cross
2. The Apostles' Creed
3. Our Father
4. 3 Hail Mary
5. Glory Be to the Father
6. Announce the 1st Mystery
7. Our Father
8. 10 Hail Mary
9. Glory Be to the Father / Oh, My Jesus
10. Announce 2nd Mystery
11. Our Father
12. 10 Hail Mary
13. Glory Be to the Father / Oh, My Jesus
14. Announce the 3rd Mystery
15. Our Father
16. 10 Hail Mary
17. Glory Be to the Father / Oh, My Jesus
18. Announce 4th Mystery
19. Our Father
20. 10 Hail Mary
21. Glory Be to the Father / Oh, My Jesus
22. Announce the 5th Mystery
23. Our Father
24. 10 Hail Mary
25. Glory Be to the Father / Oh, My Jesus
26. Hail, Holy Queen
For the Intentions and protection of our Holy Father:
27. Our Father
27. Hail Mary
27. Glory Be to the Father
28. The Sign of the Cross

Mysteries of the Rosary

The Sorrowful Mysteries

+ The Sign of the Cross

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

The Apostles' Creed

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth;
and in Jesus Christ, His only Son Our Lord,
Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
He descended into Hell; the third day He rose again from the dead;
He ascended into Heaven, and sits at the right hand of God, the Father almighty;
from thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Sprit, the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and life everlasting. Amen.

Our Father / The Lord's Prayer - Matthew 6:9-15

Our Father, Who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary - Luke 1:26-38

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 our of death. Amen.

Glory Be to the Father

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Oh, My Jesus / Fatima Prayer

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those who are in most need of Thy mercy.

Hail Holy Queen

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, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy towards us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary. Priest: Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
People: That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Final Prayer

O God, whose only begotten Son, by His life, death, and resurrection, has purchased for us the rewards of eternal salvation. Grant, we beseech Thee, that while 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 Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Rosary is a prayer of (scripturally based) meditations on the lives of Jesus and Mary. It helps us to remember that Jesus - completely divine, yet completely human - desires intimacy with us. It reminds us to give ourselves completely to God as Mary did.
We who pray the Rosary, do not worship Mary, but ask her intercession for those we love. She carried the Savior, first in her womb, then in her arms as a baby, and lastly His body was laid in her arms when He was taken down from the Cross. We see her discipleship as a perfect "Yes" to the call of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

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