WHAT IS THE ROSARY?

The rosary is a devotion in honor of the Virgin Mary. It consists of a set number of specific prayers. The word rosary comes from Latin and means a garland of roses, the rose being one of the flowers used to symbolize the Virgin Mary. (Catholic Answers)


MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY


Glorious Mysteries (Wednesday, Sunday)

Resurrection Strong Faith
Ascension of Jesus
Hope
Descent of the Holy Spirit
Spiritual Gifts
Assumption of Mary
A Holy Death
Coronation of Mary
Devotion to Mary


Luminous Mysteries (Thursday)

Baptism of Jesus Obedience
Wedding at Cana Trust
Proclamation of the Kingdom Conversion
The Transfiguration of Jesus Spirit of Worship
Institution of the Eucharist Grateful Heart


Sorrowful Mysteries (Tuesday, Friday)

Agony of Our Lord True Repentance
Scourging at the Pillar Self-Denial
Crowning with Thorns Moral Courage
Carrying of the Cross Patience
Crucifixion Forgiveness


Joyful Mysteries (Monday, Saturday)

Annunciation Humility
Visitation Love of Others
Birth of Jesus Love of God
Presentation of Jesus Sacrifice
Finding of Jesus Zeal